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German Butter Balls

Rated as 2.78 out of 5 Stars
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"Similar to matzo balls or dumplings, used in soups."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 649
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, eggs, butter, milk, salt, and allspice into a smooth dough. Roll into golf ball-sized pieces.
  2. Cook by dropping into a boiling soup or broth. Simmer until they float to the top.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 649 calories; 38.1 61.6 15.5 156 1298 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe was taught to me by my German/Russian Grandmother. The recipe is fairly accurate but for those who are having difficulty with balls falling apart...you need to add another egg to the...

Most helpful critical review

I followed the recipe and when I put them into the liquid they fell apart and dissolved

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I followed the recipe and when I put them into the liquid they fell apart and dissolved

Use White Bread Cut off all the Crust. Put into a brown paper bag and let the bread dry out. Then start your process

This recipe was taught to me by my German/Russian Grandmother. The recipe is fairly accurate but for those who are having difficulty with balls falling apart...you need to add another egg to the...

soft bread crumbs work better for a recipe like this!

It's way too much liqid, they fall apart, very disappointed

Complaints here about the butterballs falling apart, I use the following recipe and it works perfect every time. Make sure the bread crumbs are very dry and finely ground. 12 Cups of dried bre...

easy to do and make up xtra to freeze. Taste great with egg noodles and chichen broth.

I was in search of a good "Butter Glacé" recipe, this one is close but the amount of butter will cause the balls to fall apart. (I halved it) and I used half-and half cream instead of milk and ...

This recipes is different from the one I use it calls for 6 1/2 cups of bread crumbs (dry) not toasted do not use the brown ends it makes the balls bitter, and make sure the crumbs are very fine...