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Honey Butter Balls

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is a recipe my mother got from her mother. It's a family favorite at Christmas, and very easy to make. It has few ingredients, so the flavor of the honey really comes through."
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45 m servings 77
Original recipe yields 48 servings (48 cookies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Combine butter, honey, and vanilla extract in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Mix in flour 1/2 cup at a time. Stir walnuts into the dough.
  3. Form dough into 1-inch balls. Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until very light golden, 30 to 45 minutes. Cool briefly, about 5 minutes.
  5. Pour confectioner's sugar into a shallow bowl. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 77 calories; 4.7 8.2 0.8 10 27 Full nutrition

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These are very nice cookies---extremely easy to make. My reason for giving these a 4 rather than a 5 is that the texture isn't what I prefer; these are creamy rather than the crunchy that I lik...

I like that they weren’t super sweet but the cooked ball tasted like flour. If I make again I will use almond extract in lieu of vanilla and add more toasted walnuts.

These are the best and easiest Christmas snow ball cookies I have ever had. I used pecans instead of walnuts (it is what I had). So yummy! Super simple and got to use our hive’s honey to boot!