Pecan Butter Balls

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Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

I adore butter cookies! I have tried several good recipes over the years and seem to keep losing them! I knew I wanted to use confectioners sugar, butter, and pecans but could not find a recipe... so here is the one I just made up!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
almond extract
2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
pecans, finely chopped

Step-By-Step

1Cream butter and confectioners' sugar together
2Mix in almond extract
3Add remaining ingredients and mix well
4Chill dough until firm enough to handle
5Preheat oven to 350 degrees
6Using your fingers, shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet
7Bake for 15 - 18 minutes or until light brown on the bottom
8While cookies are still warm, roll in powdered sugar

About Pecan Butter Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Go Bold with Butter
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom