Sparkle Balls Christmas Cookies


Sparkle Balls Christmas cookies are AMAZING! This is an adaptation of Martha Stewarts’s glitter ball cookies. The honey ginger filling is what makes these cookies sooooo good. Make these next time you are hosting a Christmas party or bringing cookies to a friend.


When you are ready to make your own sparkle balls, here’s what you will need:

  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1.5 teaspoon
  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon flour
  • Sanding sugar
  • Frosting – we will make this below.

Start by preheating your oven to 350. Beat the butter, sugar and salt with a mixer until pale and fluffy. Beat in vanilla, add flour and mix until combined.

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Notice the texture of the dough above. This is what it should look like to easily roll the sparkle balls christmas cookies into balls. Roll the dough into small balls and turn in the sanding sugar to coat.


Place balls on parchment paper and bake in the oven for 15 to 18 minutes.


After baking, allow cookies to cool on a wire rack.

To make the frosting you need:

  • 4 tablespoons softened butter
  • 3 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Start by peeling and grating the ginger.

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Mix the butter, ginger, sugar and honey in a bowl until it is all combined and smooth.

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Finally, take a cooled cookie and spread a small amount of frosting on the bottom. Match the bottom of another cookie with it and bring them together. The suction of the frosting will hold the cookies together. You just made your first batch of Sparkle Balls Christmas Cookies.

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