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Black Walnut Balls

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"A friend gave this to me because she knows I love black walnuts in anything. They are much like other Christmas cookies you make with pecans in them. But these are GREAT!!"
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Ingredients

servings 252 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
  2. Blend together butter, flour, white sugar, salt, and vanilla. Add black walnuts and mix well.
  3. Shape into 1 inch balls. Bake for 25 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. Roll in powdered sugar. Store flat - not stacked on top of each other.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 252 calories; 18.6 g fat; 18.1 g carbohydrates; 4.9 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 138 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Finger-licking good! Very delicious - my Thanksgiving and Christmas-time personal favorite.

Most helpful critical review

I liked these a lot, I don't think my guests enjoyed them as much. I think it depends on how much you like the unique flavor of black walnuts.

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I liked these a lot, I don't think my guests enjoyed them as much. I think it depends on how much you like the unique flavor of black walnuts.

Finger-licking good! Very delicious - my Thanksgiving and Christmas-time personal favorite.

I used regular walnuts (had them on hand)...and added some semi-sweet chocolate chips and a little extra vanilla the first time I made this...EVERYONE LOVED them! And it's so easy! I'm making th...

I know the pic I added to this recipe doesn't really depict the cookie as recipe is written. I was having a Halloween party and waanted to make witch finger cookies. I had black walnuts I neeed ...

I used pecans, since as a child we always had Noel Nut Balls. My favorite cookie all time. This was the exact recipe I was looking for. Thanks

Five stars for ease of making! My 5 year old nephew helped me mix and roll these up and we had a great time! You must REALLY like black walnuts to like these, they carry a strong flavor! I got r...

Just like my mom's!! Pecans are great too!

The black walnut flavor comes through very strongly, which is wonderful for those of us who LOVE black walnuts.