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molasses butterballs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joanne Sarver
Nekoosa, WI

An old favorite cookie.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For molasses butterballs

  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2 c
    pecans, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make molasses butterballs

  • 1
    In a large bowl beat butter till softened. Add brown sugar and molasses and beat until fluffy. Add flour and beat until well mixed. Stir in pecans. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in 325 degrees oven for about 20 minutes or until done. Remove and cool. In a plastic bag gently shake a few at a time in powdered sugar. Makes 56 cookies.

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