Apple Butter Beauties

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Great with homemade apple butter, but store-bought is extremely good too!

1
Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup toasted wheat germ

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup apple butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cream the butter with the yolk and vanilla.

  3. Place the sugar and the pecans in a food processor and grind to a fine texture. Add the wheat germ, flour, and the salt and process again just to mix. Add the pecan mixture to the butter mixture.

  4. Roll this dough into balls a little more than 1 inch in diameter. Place on ungreased sheets about 2 inches apart. Using your thumb, make a dent in the top of each ball.

  5. Bake until a little brown , 15-20 minutes. When they come from the oven, use a spoon or another tool to open the dent you made ( it tends to close during baking). Let rest on the sheet for about 4 minutes and then remove to a rack. Cool completely. Spoon the apple butter into the indents and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

238 Calories
15g Fat
23g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 238
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 105mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.