Healthy Spiced Snowball Cookies

Traditionally known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cakes, these cookies have a shortcake like texture that melts in your mouth. With origins from the Middle East, these cookies were brought to the west during the Medieval Ages and adapted across many cultures, becoming a timeless holiday favorite. For my adaption, I added spices for an extra fun twist and to pay homage to St. Nicholas’ Mediterranean origins.

These cookies are low on sugar to avoid a sugar high and inevitable crash that comes with it — perfect for Santa late on Christmas Eve. My adaption of the…