White Sauce Butter Balls Recipe

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White Sauce Butter Balls

Christine Arnold


When you need a white sauce or need to thicken a soup or gravy, these are great and so easy to use.

★★★★★ 2 votes


2 c
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
white pepper
2 c
butter, room temperature


1Line 2 Baking Sheets With Waxed Paper; Set Aside.
In a sifter, combine Flour, Salt and Pepper. Sift Into a Large Bowl. Using a Electric Mixer - Cream Butter in Until Smooth (a Food Processor works fine too.) Mix flour mixture into butter.
2Drop by Heaping Tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. Roll into balls quickly so you don't melt them. (They can be frozen until you need them if you freeze them separately on a sheet before putting in a zip lock bag.)
3Basic White Sauce

Heat n' Serve - that's all there is to it! 1, 2, or 3 White Sauce Butter Balls and 1 cup cold milk In a small saucepan:

Thin white sauce, combine 1 white sauce butter-ball and 1 cup of milk

Medium white sauce, 2 butter-balls and 1 cup milk

Thick white sauce, 3 butter balls and 1 cup milk

- Stir constantly over medium heat - whisk to dissolve the butter ball and sauce thickens- No scorched Pot - Full Proof Success!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soups, Gravies, Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sauce, #thickener