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Butter Balls II

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"Rich, buttery cookies."
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servings 160
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)


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  1. Beat butter on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, beat until fluffy. Add flour, and beat at low speed until well blended, stir in pecans.
  2. Shape into one inch balls. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) on an ungreased cookie sheet for 20 minutes. Remove and put on wire rack to cool. Roll in confectioners' sugar when cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 160 calories; 11 14.4 1.6 20 55 Full nutrition

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Mmmmmmmmmm!!! Nice texture, soft and sweet buttery cookies that will melt in your mouth. I really liked this cookies, extremely easy and non-time consuming. I divided the dough into two piece...

These were good. I made several different cookies for a Christmas party and wanted to make these for my boss b/c she doesn't eat eggs. She and everyone else loved them. I made them again for Chr...

I skipped the nuts and put the dough in the fridge overnight. I rolled the dough into about 30 balls. I rolled half of the balls in sugar that is two different shades of green (light and dark). ...

These are great... so easy, little mess, nice texture, good flavor. Tip: Toast your nuts it's worth the extra time (350 for 10 mins)

Awesome! Just like I remembered from being a little girl. The perfect balance of sweetness. Mine weren't crumbly at all...I followed the recipe exactly as written...don't change a thing!

These are delicious. I first toasted the pecans (350 degrees for 10 minutes) then chopped them fine in my food processor. I didn't have a problem with crumbling so this may have helped.

very nice! easy and quick to make, taste is just right! I left the pecans out and din't have confectioners sugar, so i rolled the steaming hot butter balls in sugar mixed with cinnamon, left the...

This recipe was very easy to complete. However, it only indicates to use butter. Thus, my confusion. So, I made two batches: in one I used margarine and the other real butter. I tend to use ...

LOVE it---added vanilla (one T) only dipped in powdered sugar after they cooled----everyone loved them secret----bake for only 8 mins----they may look like they are not done but that is the secr...