Nut Balls

Thea Pappalardo


These delicate little cookies have been a part of my Christmas cookie trays for years. I usually use a combo of pecans and walnuts in these.

A photo will be added before Christmas.


★★★★★ 4 votes

30 Min


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  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    finely chopped nuts

How to Make Nut Balls


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease cookie sheet.
  2. Cream softened butter and vanilla. Sift flour, sugar and salt together and add to butter mixture. Mix well. Add nuts and mix again.
  3. Shape into 1/2" balls. Bake for 30-40 minutes until lightly browned on bottom. Roll cooled cookies in confectioner's sugar.

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About Nut Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #nuts, #Christmas

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