This recipe uses a make ahead mix that can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks. Add the following ingredients to the mix for buttery cookies.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Combine Make Ahead Cookie Mix with sugar, butter, vanilla, egg and chopped nuts. Mix well.

  • Shape dough into balls. Bake 11 to 16 minutes. Let cool. Roll in confectioners' sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

147 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 24.3g; fat 5.5g; cholesterol 20.6mg; sodium 23mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (4)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
12/22/2009
My mom gave me a copy of the Make-Ahead Cookie Mix clipped from a magazine many years ago. It came with TEN variations. The Butterball Recipe did not call for brown sugar- perhaps this is why yours spread out and were soft and messy. Read More
(4)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/28/2013
It flattens into a standard cookie as it cooks and is nutty chewy and has a caramel/toffee flavor. It's ok but not the "buttery cookie" you would expect as described. Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
12/22/2009
My mom gave me a copy of the Make-Ahead Cookie Mix clipped from a magazine many years ago. It came with TEN variations. The Butterball Recipe did not call for brown sugar- perhaps this is why yours spread out and were soft and messy. Read More
(4)
Rating: 4 stars
01/10/2006
should have softened butter first it did not incorperate so they flattened a little we had butter blobs instead of balls. They were very tasty. Read More
(4)
Rating: 4 stars
07/06/2006
i agree with the other post... excellent taste but they were butter blobs Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/28/2013
It flattens into a standard cookie as it cooks and is nutty chewy and has a caramel/toffee flavor. It's ok but not the "buttery cookie" you would expect as described. Read More