Winter doesn’t seem complete without a snowball fight. And with these 15 sweet treats, you won’t even have to brave the cold with mitten-clad hands or head to the mountains to take part. No more ice bombs to the face or bruised arms; these sweet-powdery snowball desserts will have you feeling the love (unless you’re in the mood for a sugary food fight). One thing’s for sure though: folks will definitely fuss over the last delicacy and each is totally worth it.


1. Cardamom Rose Water Tea Cookies: In these nutty, sugar-coated cookies, walnuts, cardamom and rose water create a tantalizing flavor profile reminiscent of the Middle East. (via Magda’s Cauldron)


2. Homemade Sno-Balls: We’re thinking a homemade Hostess throw down may be in order. Bake up a batch of these coconut-covered balls, cream-filled cupcakes and a Twinkie bundt cake to become a sweet lil’ DIY champ. (via Koko Cooks)


3. Funfetti Snowball Cookies: Bite into these cookies to reveal a fun, err funfetti, surprise inside. (via Vanessa Baked)


4. Almond Lime Snowball Cookies: You’ll love the bright flavor of these lime-enhanced cookie balls. Both the juice and zest are put to good use to create an almost puckery treat. (via Amusing Foodie)


5. Easter Bunny Tails: Dip homemade or store-bought donut holes into chocolate and sprinkle ’em with coconut. Before you know it, you’ll have twee snowballs or bunny tails (depending on the season) ready to throw down the hatch. (via Lark + Linen)


6. Snow Cream: This ice cream may win the “most realistic” snowball superlative. After all, you’ll need a fresh scoop or two of the icy stuff to make it. (via The Otium)

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7. Spiced Cocoa Polvorones (Gluten-Free): One of the few times we’re thankful for brown snow; chocolate, cinnamon and spice come together just right in these heavenly cookies. (via The Bojon Gourmet)


8. Frozen Rice Krispie Snowballs: Think outside the square for your next batch of Rice Krispies Treats, and shape them into spheres instead. Talk about the perfect snack for your next Frozen-themed party. (via A Latte Food)

9. Ice Cream Snowballs: Two ingredients is all it takes to make a pile of these delicious ice cream bonbons. (via Brit + Co)


10. Feta and Cherry Tomato Balls: Serve these feta-enrobed tomatoes as an appetizer or use them for a creative twist in your next Greek salad. (via Porodične Gastronomije)


11. Honey Coconut Snowballs: Mix up a batch of these no-bake balls to accompany a steaming mugful of tea or hot cocoa. Now that’s one tasty combo for your next snow day. (via Sue Bee)


12. White Chocolate Buckeyes: White, milk, dark, doesn’t matter: Peanut butter and chocolate is delish in any form. A sprinkle of shimmering sugar sprinkles adds to the snowy effect. (via Theresa’s Mixed Nuts)


13. No-Bake Pecan Snowballs (Paleo, Vegan): These date-sweetened pecan balls will melt in your mouth just as well as their non-paleo counterparts. (via Detoxinista)


14. Chocolate Kiss Powder Puff Cookies: A great way to use up leftover pie crust — these buttery, chocolatey kiss cookies are a total cinch to make. (via Averie Cooks)


15. Raw Coconut Snowballs (Paleo, Vegan): Coconut lovers, these snowballs are for you. Besides the splash of maple syrup and vanilla extract, everything else that goes into these “raw”some bites is totally (coco)nutty. (via Gluten-Free Vegan Love)

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