Meltaways

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These cute little ball shaped cookies are a perfect addition to you cookie tray. They are always appropriate for any occasion.

Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter

  • 4 tablespoons fructose (fruit sugar)

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup chopped pecans

  • cup confectioners' sugar for decoration

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Cream butter with an electric mixer until light. Gradually add the fructose and beat thoroughly. Beat in the almond extract, vanilla extract and water.

  3. Combine the flour, salt and pecans. Add to the creamed mixture, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.

  4. Roll doll into date-sized balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 13 to 14 minutes. Roll in confectioners' sugar while warm and then again once cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
10g Fat
12g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 28mg 1%

* 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.