Great Grandpa Kennedy's Maple Balls Recipe

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Great Grandpa Kennedy's MAPLE BALLS

Colleen Sowa

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@colleenlucky7

This is a recipe from my great grandpa Kennedy. He use to make this for his children and grandchildren for Sunday morning breakfasts winter afternoon treats.


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Serves:

8 - 12 people

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

COOKING SAUCE

2 c
water
2 c
maple syrup

DOUGH BALLS

1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1 1/2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 stick
butter
1 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put sauce ingredients into large skillet or sauce pan. Set aside.
2
Sift all dry ingredients 4 times into a large bowl. Cut in the butter until it looks crumbly. Stir in the milk.
3
Knead the dough gently (just enough to form balls), add more flour if needed. Form into 1-inch balls (or drop from tablespoon).
4
Bring sauce to a boil. Add the dough balls to boiling sauce. Cover with pan lid. Continue cooking for 25 minutes.
5
Serve while hot with the extra sauce drizzled over the top.
6
**** Optional: cook coarsely chopped walnuts in the sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies