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almond butter balls

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a recipe by
Patsy Fowler
Anderson, SC

my mom used to make these cookies for us while we be at school when we got home these great tasting cookies would be ready for us what a surprise

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serves 3-4 dozen
prep time 3 Hr
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For almond butter balls

  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 4 Tbsp
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    ground toasted almonds
  • extra confectioners sugar, for coating

How To Make almond butter balls

  • 1
    in a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy and smooth.
  • 2
    add almond extract and beat well. add flour, 1 cup at a time and then the almonds, just until smooth.
  • 3
    gather into a ball, wrap in plastic and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
  • 4
    preheat oven to 350.
  • 5
    line a baking tray with parchment paper. roll portions of cold dough between your palms to form balls.
  • 6
    place 1 inch apart on lined baking tray. bake for 20-30 minutes until they are a bit golden and cracked.
  • 7
    let cool on a wire rack. roll in some extra confectioners sugar to coat.
  • 8
    these cookies freeze well unbaked. when you need them, just line them up on a parchment lined or greased baking tray, thaw and bake.

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