Walnut Balls

Danielle Garcia


this is a recipe from my grandmother that we just fell in love with. Is a must to do every christmas or even if ya just got a sweet tooth!!!


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
15 Min


  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 8 oz
    walnuts, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 c
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Walnut Balls


  1. Preheat oven to 325. Place butter, vanilla and sugar in a large bowl, beat on medium speed until creamy.
  2. On low speed beat in flour and salt, then stir in walnuts by hand.
  3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet and place in oven for 13-15 minutes.
  4. Once balls are cool enough where the sugar wont melt, roll in the powdered sugar until coated and let sit and harden.enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Walnut Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

18 Best Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

18 Best Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Don’t be that person who shows up to the Christmas cookie exchange with store-bought cookies. Even if you put them on a plate, people know! There’s just that special something...

Simple Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

Simple Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew

One of the highlights of the holiday season, for me, is making Christmas cookies. It reminds me of being a kid in the kitchen with my mother. Every year I...

17 Snickerdoodle Recipes That Are Cinnamon-sugar Perfection

17 Snickerdoodle Recipes That Are Cinnamon-Sugar Perfection

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s something so magical about the cinnamon sugar perfection of a snickerdoodle cookie. These soft, melt-in-your-mouth sweets are one of our absolute favorites desserts - so we decided to find...