Pecan Butter Balls

Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

I adore butter cookies! I have tried several good recipes over the years and seem to keep losing them! I knew I wanted to use confectioners sugar, butter, and pecans but could not find a recipe... so here is the one I just made up!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
almond extract
2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
pecans, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and confectioners' sugar together
2
Mix in almond extract
3
Add remaining ingredients and mix well
4
Chill dough until firm enough to handle
5
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
6
Using your fingers, shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet
7
Bake for 15 - 18 minutes or until light brown on the bottom
8
While cookies are still warm, roll in powdered sugar

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Go Bold with Butter
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom