Almond Butter Balls Recipe

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Almond Butter Balls

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

my mom used to make these cookies for us while we be at school when we got home these great tasting cookies would be ready for us what a surprise


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Serves:

3-4 dozen

Prep:

3 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, room temperature
4 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
almond extract
2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
ground toasted almonds
extra confectioners sugar, for coating

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy and smooth.
2
add almond extract and beat well. add flour, 1 cup at a time and then the almonds, just until smooth.
3
gather into a ball, wrap in plastic and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
4
preheat oven to 350.
5
line a baking tray with parchment paper. roll portions of cold dough between your palms to form balls.
6
place 1 inch apart on lined baking tray. bake for 20-30 minutes until they are a bit golden and cracked.
7
let cool on a wire rack. roll in some extra confectioners sugar to coat.
8
these cookies freeze well unbaked. when you need them, just line them up on a parchment lined or greased baking tray, thaw and bake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids