Butter Balls

Butter Balls Recipe

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Joanne Adamowski


A neighbor gave me this recipe not long after my marraige when I was eager to find the best recipes. There are many versions of this cookie but this one is a winner.
I often double the recipe to have enough to share.

★★★★★ 3 votes
20 Min


1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
chopped pecans

How to Make Butter Balls


  • 1I use my mixer to cream the softened butter with the confectioners sugar until fluffy.
  • 2Blend in the vanilla and gradually add the sifted flour.
  • 3Stir in the pecans.
  • 4Chill several hours for ease in handling. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  • 5Bake 20 minutes at 350. Roll in more confectioners sugar while still warm.

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About Butter Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies