Butter Ball Cookies

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

Also called powdered sugar cookies. These are excellent!

Make these at Christmas for sure!

For a double recipe, I use 1 1/2 cups butter and 1/2 cup home-rendered lard.


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Serves:

2-3 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
powdered sugar
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cream of tartar
1 c
chopped nutmeats
1 c
butter, room temperature
1
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix like pie crust; add egg, salt, vanilla.
2
Stir nutmeats into dough or top each with a half of a pecan.
3
Roll into walnut-size balls. Flatten very slightly.
4
Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool. Roll in powdered sugar.

Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies