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

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

How to Make Pecan Butter Balls

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

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About Pecan Butter Balls

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




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