Gluten Free Mexican Wedding Cookies (sometimes called Snowballs or Russian Teacakes)
(gluten free, dairy free, grain free, soy free, egg free)
Mix together the butter, sugar, and vanilla thoroughly.
Sift together the flour, salt and Xanthan gum.
Blend the flour mixture into the butter mixture. Mix in the nuts.
Chill dough at least 1 hour or overnight.
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet (lined with parchment is best.) Bake 8-10 minutes, or until set but not brown. While still warm, roll in confectioners' sugar. Cool. Roll in confectioners sugar again.