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John asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 1 decade ago

I need the recipe for German Snowballs or something like that.... HELP!!!!?

I need the recipe for a German dish. I t is like Peanut with powdered sugar or something like that... Not sure what they're called but they're delicious... PLEASE HELP! thnx so much

5 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Hi, I am German and I am hoping that this is the recipe you are actually looking for - it is a twisted pastry in a ball like shape dusted with powdered sugar...........


    3 eggs

    1 tsp salt

    2 tsp baking powder

    1/2 tsp soda

    1/2 cup sugar

    1 tsp cloves

    1 pt. sour cream

    4-5 cups Flour or as much as needed to make a medium stiff dough

    Mix the eggs and sugar together then mix in the remaining ingredients, adding the flour last in small amounts till you have a medium stiff dough.

    Pinch a walnut size piece of dough and roll out into a 4 by 4 inch circle. Cut with a fluted pastry wheel or a knife into long stripes about a half inch wide.

    Now take the dough stripes and carefully twist them together in a ball like shape and then deep fry till brown on one side. Flip it over and then brown on the other side. Lift out onto a plate.With a paper towel press into a ball shape again while still warm. Dust with powdered sugar.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    German Snowball Cookies

  • 1 decade ago

    German Potato Candy

    one potato (a medium-sized one, maybe the size of a fist, makes a

    don't choose one that's too large)

    two to three bags/boxes of confectionary sugar

    peanut butter (smooth, not crunchy)

    peel the potato and slice into one inch cubes, or so. boil the potato

    cubes until you are able to stick a fork in each piece, lift it out of the

    pot, and the potato slides easily off the fork. after that, drain the

    water, and mash the potato in a large bowl. start adding the

    confectionary sugar once the potato is mashed. it will get very watery at

    first, so use a spoon, but after a while, the dough will harden up as the

    sugar saturates it. you'll have to use your hands to knead the dough

    after about 1 bag of sugar. keep adding sugar until the dough won't take

    any more. then dust the countertop or cutting board with more powdered

    sugar, and roll out the dough to about 1/4 inch thick. i usually have to

    throw some more sugar on the dough every so often (use it instead of

    flour), so it doesn't stick to the rolling pin. spread a good layer of

    peanut butter on it, and carefully roll it back up. chill the roll in the

    fridge for about an hour, take it out, and slice it so that each piece is

    about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.

    a tip: don't skimp on the peanut butter. if you don't have enough, the

    candy will just be too sweet to be edible. also, be sure to mash the


    cubes very well at the doesn't taste right if you end up

    eating chunks of potato in the finished candy.

  • 1 decade ago

    These are called "Russian Teacakes", and listed in Betty Crocker's Cookbook. I have an old one but my page is not in the book. I will try and find it. These are, yes, snowballs, great for the holidays. You use flour and plenty of butter and add either chopped or flaked walnuts, then bake. Email me so I can find the actual recipe. They are my favorite cookie.

    Source(s): Betty Crocker's Cook Book
  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Web your search.....but remember to look under 'biscuits' too, as English people call their cookies biscuits, and some of the best cookie recipes are English!!! If you need the best recipe for Peanut Cookies, you only need to ask me as I've done the search for this and SEVERAL trial bakings!

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