Santa’s favourite snowballs

Santa's favourite snowballs

Makes about 20

170g butter, at room temperature

1 tsp vanilla

1 tbsp water

Pinch of salt

65g sugar

300g flour

Pinch of cinnamon (optional)

300g chocolate chips

100g walnuts, chopped

Icing sugar, for dusting

  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C/160˚C fan/gas mark 4.
  2. In a bowl, cream together the butter, vanilla, water, salt and sugar. Add the flour and cinnamon, if using, and mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts.
  3. Use clean hands to break off small pieces and roll into balls about 2cm in diameter. Place on a baking tray and bake for 20-22 minutes, then remove from the oven. Cool for 6-7 minutes.
  4. While the cookies are still a little warm, dust them with icing sugar “snow.”

Per Serving 239kcals, 14.4g fat (7.7g saturated), 24.1g carbs, 11.1g sugars, 4g protein, 1.3g fibre, 0.119g sodium