Cinnamon Walnut Balls Recipe

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CINNAMON WALNUT BALLS

Joanne Sarver

By
@Jsar

Very good


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Rating:

Serves:

Makes about 36 cookies

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
walnuts
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
cinnamon, plus more for dusting
1 tsp
kosher salt
1 c
unsalted butter, softened
2/3 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 350 degrees. Spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and toast in the oven, tossing occasionally until fragrant, 6-8 minutes, let cool. In a food processor , process the walnuts until finely ground. In a large bowl, whisk together walnuts, flour, cinnamon and salt, set aside. using an electric mixer, beat the butter, 1/3 cup sugar on medium high until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Beat in the vanilla. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing until just combined. Do not over mix.
2
Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes, until just beginning to brown. Let cool slightly on baking sheet, then transfer to wire rack. Place the remaining 1/3 cup powdered sugar on a platter. Roll cookies in sugar to coat, then dust with cinnamon. Makes about 36 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free