Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

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Ivan Harris Modified: March 21, 2022
Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

How To Make Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies

Looking for a quick treat to make for Christmas? Then these snowball cookies are the way to go! Enjoy each bite with stuffed raspberries and tasty almonds.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 30 minutes



  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¾cupsliced almonds
  • 1cupunsalted buttersoftened
  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • ½tspalmond extract
  • 6tbspraspberry jamseedless
  • cupspowdered sugar


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour and salt. Set aside.

  2. Add almonds to a food processor and process until finely ground to tiny bits. Set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer set with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and ½ cup powdered sugar until combined and smooth.

  4. Mix in almond extract.

  5. Slowly add in flour mixture and mix just until combined.

  6. Mix in sliced almonds, folding with a spatula to combine.

  7. Scoop dough out ½ a tablespoon at a time, then shape the dough into a ball.

  8. Make a fairly deep indention with a finger or thumb.

  9. Add ½ teaspoon of the jam in the center, then scoop out another ½ tablespoon of cookie dough to cover the jam.

  10. Gently bring some of the dough down on the sides to seal the dough ball.

  11. Transfer to a plate.

  12. Repeat with the remaining dough.

  13. Transfer dough balls to refrigerator then chill 1 hour and 30 minutes.

  14. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F during last 15 minutes of chilling.

  15. Transfer cookies to a baking sheet spacing them 2-inches apart.

  16. Bake in preheated oven until set, about 11 to 13 minutes.

  17. Remove from oven and allow to cool several minutes.

  18. Pour the remaining 1½ cups powdered sugar into a small mixing bowl.

  19. Lightly coat the warm cookies by carefully rolling them in the powdered sugar.

  20. Transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

  21. Roll once more in powdered sugar for the final coating.

  22. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 140.34kcal
  • Fat: 7.37g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.99g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.33g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.60g
  • Fiber: 0.56g
  • Sugar: 9.90g
  • Protein: 1.43g
  • Cholesterol: 16.27mg
  • Sodium: 41.23mg
  • Calcium: 10.16mg
  • Potassium: 30.94mg
  • Iron: 0.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 51.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.35mg
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