Snowballs are an all time Christmas favorite sweet. They are snow white in color, hence the name. Baked to perfection , they retain the snow white color.
  • Passive
    1 hour
  • Prep
    20 minutes
  • Cook
    10 minutes
  • Servings
    40 Pc.


  • 125 grams sugar (powdered)
  • 150 grams Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 200 grams All-pupose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Glazed cherries or tutti frutti (cut into small pieces for decoration,optional)


  • 1 Beat butter and sugar together till light and fluffy.
  • 2 Add in the flour and salt, combine well till a smooth dough is formed. Cover the dough and leave it aside for for at-least 1 hour.
  • 3 Preheat oven at 300 deg f (150 deg c). Make round balls and place them on a greased baking tray
  • 4 Top each snowball with a cherry. Bake them for exactly 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Let the snowballs cool on the tray for few minutes until you are able to remove them off the tray. Cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • 5 Store in an air tight container. Serve as required!

Recipe Notes

  • Bake them for 10 minutes. The bottom of the snowballs should not get browned.
  • Over baking them will tend to change the color of the snowballs.

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