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Swedish Pearl Snowball Cookies

Swedish Pearl Snowball Cookies

These melt-in-your-mouth snowball cookies are bursting with mini chocolate chips, and Swedish pearl sugar adds a fun bite! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Swedish
Keyword mini chocolate chip cookies, snowball cookies, swedish pearl sugar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 94kcal




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Make dough

  • In a medium mixing bowl, cream together the room temperature butter, vanilla, salt, and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
    1 stick unsalted butter, 1 t vanilla, 1/4 t salt, 2 T powdered sugar
  • Add the flour in 1/4 cup at a time and beat well after each addition.
    1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Add the pearl sugar and chocolate chips and fold in using either a wooden spoon or hands.
    3 T Swedish pearl sugar, 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Make snowball

  • Take 1 tablespoon of dough at a time and roll into balls.
  • Place on silicone baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until very lightly golden.
  • Let rest for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • Sift powdered sugar over the cookies once they are slightly cooled. 



Swedish pearl sugar can be bought at specialty stores or -> Lars' Own Swedish Pearl Sugar, 10 Ounce (affiliate link)


Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg