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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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

1Cream butter and confectioners' sugar together

2Mix in almond extract

3Add remaining ingredients and mix well

4Chill dough until firm enough to handle

5Preheat oven to 350 degrees

6Using your fingers, shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet

7Bake for 15 - 18 minutes or until light brown on the bottom

8While 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