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butter balls

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Joanne Adamowski
Bellevue, WA

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
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For butter balls

  • 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

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

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