Butter Ball Cookies

1
mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

Also called powdered sugar cookies. These are excellent!

Make these at Christmas for sure!

For a double recipe, I use 1 1/2 cups butter and 1/2 cup home-rendered lard.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2-3 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1 c
powdered sugar
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cream of tartar
1 c
chopped nutmeats
1 c
butter, room temperature
1
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Butter Ball Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix like pie crust; add egg, salt, vanilla.
  • 2Stir nutmeats into dough or top each with a half of a pecan.
  • 3Roll into walnut-size balls. Flatten very slightly.
  • 4Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool. Roll in powdered sugar.

    Store in airtight container.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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