Almond Butter Balls

Almond Butter Balls

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Patsy Fowler


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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3-4 dozen
3 Hr
20 Min


  • 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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About Almond Butter Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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