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snowball cookies

Paleo Snowball Cookies

  • Author: Kristin McConnell
  • Prep Time: 5 mintues
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baking


These Paleo Walnut Snowball Cookies are sugar-free, low carb, gluten-free, grain-free, and now dairy-free too! These are a perfect allergy-friendly twist on a classic holiday recipe! 


  • 8 tbsp Ghee or use butter if not paleo
  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour 
  • 1 cup walnut, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Confectioners Sweetener 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla liquid stevia
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • extra confectioners to roll balls in


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place all ingredients into the food processor and process until batter forms a ball. Pulse if needed.
  3. Taste batter, adjust sweetener if needed.
  4. Line a baking sheet with silicone liner or parchment.
  5. Use a cookie scoop and make 24 mounds.
  6. Roll each mound in the palm of your hand.
  7. Place in freezer for 20-30 minutes.
  8. Place in the oven for 15 minutes or until golden around edges.
  9. Allow to cool slightly.
  10. Once able to handle roll each in some confectioners sweetener.
  11. Allow to cool completely before storing in an airtight container.


You can easily switch the walnuts to pecans if you prefer.
Net Carbs: 1g


  • Serving Size: 1 serving = 1 cookie
  • Calories: 112kcal
  • Sugar: 0
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg

Keywords: Paleo, Snowball cookies, keto, gluten free, sugar free

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