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Butter Nut Balls

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Butter nut cookies rolled in balls and then rolled in powder sugar."
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servings 191
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 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.
  3. 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

Per Serving: 191 calories; 11.4 20.5 2.5 37 56 Full nutrition

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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 t...

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.

Yummy easy and look great!

I have been searching for a recipe similar or the same as my mother in laws. Tried these, they ghad little flavor!