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Swedish Nutballs

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Buttery cookies that just melt in your mouth! Every Thanksgiving I have to make like 3 batches and they go soooooo fast! They're great for Christmas goodies as well. They taste great at room temperature, in the fridge, or in the freezer."
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55 m servings 297
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, butter, and 5 tablespoons confectioners' sugar together in a bowl until dough is golden; mix in walnuts. Roll dough into marble-sized balls; arrange on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until balls are light golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Place 6 cups confectioners' sugar in a bowl; roll balls in the confectioners' sugar until completely coated; place balls on a plate to cool completely. Roll balls in the confectioners' sugar a second time.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the confectioners' sugar used for coating. The actual amount of confectioners' sugar consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 297 calories; 14.2 42.1 2.6 20 55 Full nutrition

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I made these to take to a church potluck and they are wonderful. Easy and only a few normal ingredients. I had to leave the leftovers at church because if they had come home with me, I would ...

i made these tonight and the taste is there, but the part where we need to roll the dough was impossible to roll into a ball. The dough was extremely wet and sticky to roll it. I followed to the...