Italian Butter Ball Cookies Recipe

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Italian butter ball cookies

marilyn amico


This has been my Mother's reipe for years. She always baked these during Christmas and When I was little I always rolled them in the sugar. It's a very easy recipe I hope you enjoy them. You can use pecans if you like them better than walnuts.

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20 Min
15 Min


1 c
unsalted butter creamed
1/4 c
confectioners' sugar
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
finely chopped walnuts


1Preheat 350 degrees. Mix all ingrdients together.Shape into 1 inch balls. Bake 12-15 mins. Bottoms of cookies should be a light brown not dark.While warm roll cookies in a bowl of confectioner sugar twice. Cool on rack. Enjoy!!!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy