Monday, 1 December 2008

Chocolate Snowballs



When Susan announced the 2nd edition of her famous

I almost bought a cookie book, but then I said to myself, why should I spend money on a book when I can just go to her round up from last year where she has 212 sensatonal cookies.

If you want to see this years cookies n just go here
And that is what I did, ofcourse the choices there is too much, it hard to choose as there is so many variety of cookies.
I decided on Arfi's Chocolate Snowballs it was looking delicious and also really healthy, there is hardly any sugar in them. And I had all the ingridients here at home.
We all loved them. My daughter thought the cookies were tastier after a day, which i also agree.

This is one cookies i will be making again. It is so easy to make them.
Sending this to Meeta's

Also sending this to Kitchen Flavours at Yummy food which was started by sunshinemom at TongueTicklers.

125g (4 oz) butter
3 Tbs icing sugar sifted
2/3 cup plain flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1 cup finely chopped almonds
extra sifted icing sugar to coat cookies

Soften the butter at room temperature, beat with icing sugar until creamy. Stir in flour and cocoa, sifted together, then almonds. Chill until firm enough to handle.

Roll a teaspoonful of dough at a time into marble-sized balls. Place balls on an ungreased baking tray, spacing them about 5cm (2in) apart. Bake in a slow oven for 20 minutes, or until firm. Carefully remove from baking trays; roll in icing sugar while still warm.
Place on wire racks to finish cooling, store in layers (with greaseproof paper between) in an airtight container.

44 comments:

RAKS KITCHEN said...

That sounds so easy to make and could enjoy a mouth full of cholatey balls:)

kat said...

What festive looking truffles!

sowmya said...

that looks so delish..would love to try them..

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow looks like melt in mouth balls. Hmm awesome.

Madhuram said...

Looks absolutely mouth watering. The recipe is also very simple.

Swapna said...

This look very delicious and so easy to make!!!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

as usual looks delicious.. love chocolate....if i make it, i will lose control and keep on havin it.. that's y i am scared to make these delicious desserts..

Fearless Kitchen said...

Wow - these look exactly like the cookies that always show up on my parents' Christmas buffet!

Cham said...

The simple ingredients tempt me to bake this choco cookies! Terrific cookies!

Rosie said...

Oh I adore these truffles H.C. so very festive :) I just love this time of year viewing all yummy bakes and dishes on blogs! Lovely entry sweetie.

Rosie x

Ivy said...

That was clever to find Susan's last year's roundup and I think if we bookmarked the roundups we would have a great selection of e-cookbooks!! Your chocolate snowballs are great and I am sure my children will love these if I make them.

Priya said...

Wow wat a delicious snow balls..would love to grab some from the pics...

Varsha Vipins said...

my ..my..don't they luk like absolute sin..wow..i can feel the taste happy..slurpp..

Maria said...

Your snowballs look super delicious!!

Indigo said...

Oh, so cute! I could just eat one.. or two.. or three...

Snooky doodle said...

nice treats :) i like them . i ll try them for sure

Uma said...

mmm. lovely snowballs! Love to have those right now!

Mishmash ! said...

hey...just thought of letting you know that the stuffed goat dish exists...pls check my comment section...some of them have confirmed...:)

btw, i'm taking a choco snowball as a token of bringing this news here :D

Sig said...

I love the name chocolate snowballs... and they look delicious too... I love anything with chocolate and nuts combo... :)

Cakelaw said...

These look absolutely devine Happy Cook - one dozen for me please!

ICook4Fun said...

Great snowballs! Wish I can pop a few in my mouth now :)

Vandana Rajesh said...

yummy chocolate..anytime.

simplyspices said...

All your recipes & pictures shows that, your kitchen has lot of treasures and you are "Happy" Cook....

Rachel said...

easy yet a wonderful recipe.

LG said...

nutty choclatey treat! I am all staring at your cookies and ate them virtually. :)

notyet100 said...

yummy snowballs,..happy cook,..:-)nd perfect name.....

The Blonde Duck said...

Frugal and smart! I love it!

Jayashree said...

Looks perfect for the holiday season.

Sandie said...

Ooo...my favorite kind of snowballs! Chocolate! This is a fantastic cookie to kick off December.

Bombay-Bruxelles said...

HC

Great idea for Christmas - and so easy to make. Thanks for posting these. Does Shayma have mid-term exams???

AnuSriram said...

Those chocolate snowballs are tempting.. Looks gorgeous. Your Hummingbird cake is a must try for me..

Happy cook said...

Rakhs Kitchen thankyou, i was surprised how easy they were to make and not to mention delicious too.

Kat thankyou

Sowmya try them you would love them

Kitchen flavours thankyou

Madhuram simple but delivious

Swapan thankyou, they are super fast and easy

Mahimma i am sure you can indulge in these as they don't have that much sugar and also they have so much nuts in it which are good for us

Rosie hi hi me too my hubby is starting to tall i am blogging a lot these days, he tell me yeah the bloger is busy

Ivy i am sure your kids will love them. Yeah you should check out last years round up it is wonderful

Priay, Varsha and Maria thankyou

Happy cook said...

Indigo hi hi take three :-)

Snooky doodle try them, they just delicious

Uma thankyou

Mishmash if you give me a portion of those wonderfull chicken breast , you may have few of these balls ;-) ha ha ha

Sig you loving sweets, well you can make them too tehy are super easy

Cake law hi hi thanyou

Icook4fun and vandana thankyou

Simply spices thankyou, it is so sweet of you to say this

Rachel thankyou

LG try them you will be surprised how easy they are to make.

notyet100, Blond duck and jayashree thankyou

Sandie i full agree with you

Bombay)Brussels thankyou they are super easy . Yeah shyama have exams, for her it is starting from thursday 4th till 18th.
I will be happy for her when it is done as she don't have no more time for anything else.

Susan from Food Blogga said...

Yay! I'm so happy you used last year's round up as a "cookbook." I remember Arfi's cookies very well. They're hard to forget. :) And so are yours. Thanks a bunch for a delicious entry!

Sunshinemom said...

Snowballs look delicious! Reminds me of 'It don't matter if you're black or white'. Beautiful entry:)

Rina said...

They look cool happy...I think the addtion of nuts will give a real contrast here....My Christmas bake list is growing now.

Aparna said...

You are absolutely right. Susan has the perfect online cookie collection.

And the truffle cookies are a nice contrast in side and out.

meeso said...

Yummy, perfect cookies for the holidays!

Pravs said...

just right for the season..a great chocolate treat !

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

These look yummy!

Maria said...

Wow these look so delish. They remind me of the Snowballs I buy at Christmas from M&S ;o)

Maria
x

Amanda said...

Oh these chocolate snowballs look so good! Thanks for posting it!

Premyscakes said...

Great, I luv chocolate in any form. This looks quite easy and delicious.

Arfi Binsted said...

I'm so glad you and your family like the biscuits. Aren't they easy? Happy Chirstmas, Happy.