Butter nut cookies rolled in balls and then rolled in powder sugar.

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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  • In a medium bowl, cream the butter, sugar and egg yolks until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla, then the flour, and finally the walnuts.

  • Roll dough into walnut sized balls, place them 2 inches apart on an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies should be slightly brown. Cool and roll cookies in confectioners sugar.

Nutrition Facts

190.7 calories; 2.5 g protein; 20.5 g carbohydrates; 37.4 mg cholesterol; 55.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
12/21/2003
I had been searching for an easy delicious Christmas cookie to make when I came across these. It fit all the criteria. A filling cookie that tastes great with a tall glass of ice cold milk. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
12/23/2005
I found this recipe to be rather dry when made as is. The dough was too crumbly and dry to make balls with. When I added another 1/2 stick of butter I achieved the buttery consistency that is typical of butter ball dough though. Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
12/21/2003
I had been searching for an easy delicious Christmas cookie to make when I came across these. It fit all the criteria. A filling cookie that tastes great with a tall glass of ice cold milk. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/23/2005
I found this recipe to be rather dry when made as is. The dough was too crumbly and dry to make balls with. When I added another 1/2 stick of butter I achieved the buttery consistency that is typical of butter ball dough though. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/21/2003
I had been searching for an easy delicious Christmas cookie to make when I came across these. It fit all the criteria. A filling cookie that tastes great with a tall glass of ice cold milk. Read More
(8)
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Rating: 5 stars
03/02/2009
Yummy easy and look great! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
12/27/2011
I have been searching for a recipe similar or the same as my mother in laws. Tried these they ghad little flavor! Read More
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