Butterball Cookies

Butterball Cookies Recipe

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Dee Stebbins


This was a cookie that we made every Christmas. You could always tell when someone ate one because they'd have powdered sugar all down the front of their clothes...


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Makes about 70 Cookies
10 Min
20 Min


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  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c
    finely chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Butterball Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla and flour and salt. Mix together and add nuts last.
  2. Form into balls the size of walnuts and place on cookie sheet 1 inch apart. Cookies do not spread.
  3. Bake 20 minutes at 325 degrees. While still warm roll in powdered sugar and let cool. Before serving roll in powdered sugar again. Makes about 70 cookies.

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About Butterball Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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