Butter Balls Recipe

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Butter Balls

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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies