~ Butter - Nut Balls ~

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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

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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

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Shape into balls the size of a walnut. Dip the balls into lightly beaten egg whites and roll in nuts to coat.
  • 3Place 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.
  • 4Enjoy!

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About ~ Butter - Nut Balls ~

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




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