Gluten-Free Snowballs

These snowballs with amazing texture, are buttery and crumbly. Your family will be licking the bottom of the plate for any remains they can find.


• 1 cup butter, softened

• 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

• 1-1/4 cups potato starch

• 1 cup cornstarch

• 1 teaspoon xanthan gum

• 1/4 teaspoon salt

• 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

• Additional confectioners’ sugar


1. Using VENTRAY stand mixer, cream butter, and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Stir in vanilla.

2. Add the potato starch, cornstarch, xanthan gum, and salt to creamed mixture gradually and mix well. Stir in walnuts. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.

3. Shape into 1-inch balls, place on ungreased baking sheets.

4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 9-11 minutes.

5. Cool on pans for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

6. Roll warm cookies in confectioners’ sugar.

7. Cool completely on wire racks.

8. Reroll in confectioners’ sugar.

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