Butterballs Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman


You probably won't know what Butterballs are but they are also known as "Wedding Cookies"

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36 cookies


8 Tbsp
unsalted butter (1 stick), at room temp,plus extra for greasing the cookie sheets
3 Tbsp
1 c
unbleached all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
shelled pecans,chopped moderately fine
3/4 c
confectioner's sugar

How to Make Butterballs


  • 1Preheat oven to 300. Grease one of two cookie sheets.
  • 2Cream the butter. Beat in the honey; gradually mix in the flour and salt, then the vanilla. Add the pecans. Wrap the dough in plastic and chill for 1 hour.
  • 3Form the balls by hand,the size of quarters. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake until golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes.
  • 4Remove the cookie sheet from the oven; as soon as the cookies are cool enough to touch;roll in the confectioners' sugar. Allow to cool and roll again in sugar.

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About Butterballs

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy