Betty's Almond Butter Ball Cookies

Betty's Almond Butter Ball Cookies

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Betty Bramanis


Buttery, sweet and filled with finely chopped almonds and rolled in sugar - perfect for an afternoon treat or served with coffee. An almost shortbread, perfect for gift giving.

Note - I always double or triple this recipe


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Makes about 30
10 Min
15 Min


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    1 cup butter
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    3 tb caster/super fine sugar
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    1 ts vanilla
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    2 cups plain flour
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    1 cup finely chopped almonds (hazelnuts work well too)
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    1 cup sifted icing/confection sugar for rolling in

How to Make Betty's Almond Butter Ball Cookies


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180oC/365oF. Prepare 2 baking trays by covering them with baking paper.
  2. In a bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla. Add in the flour and nuts and stir through. Shape into cherry sized balls and place on the baking paper.
  3. Bake in the pre heated oven for 15-18 minutes. While hot roll in the sifted sugar and allow to cool completely.

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About Betty's Almond Butter Ball Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Australian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Kosher Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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