~ Butter - Nut Balls ~

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Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I love a not too sweet cookie and one that's tender and melts in your mouth. This is another one of my Grams recipes, that we enjoyed growing up.

These cookies would make a great addition to your Holiday cookie trays.

Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
25 - 30
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sofened, butter
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, optional
  • 21/2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    milk
  • 2 c
    fine chopped nuts
  • IF WANTING TO MAKE AS MY DEAR FRIEND CAROL DID, WITH THE CHERRY. SIMPLY USE GLAZED CHERRIES CUT IN HALF AND PRESS INTO CENTER OF COOKIE, BEFORE BAKING.

How to Make ~ Butter - Nut Balls ~

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    In a medium bowl, cream butter and add sugar gradually, beating after each addition.

    Add yolks and lemon juice and beat until fluffy.

    Add half the flour , then the milk - beat and then add remaining flour. Blend this thoroughly.
  2. Shape into balls the size of a walnut. Dip the balls into lightly beaten egg whites and roll in nuts to coat.
  3. Place on a greased baking sheet, or parchment paper.

    Bake for 20 - 23 minutes. Carefully remove from sheet to cooling rack. Can dust with confectioner's sugar if desired.
  4. Enjoy!

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About ~ Butter - Nut Balls ~

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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