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Christmas Balls Recipe

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This recipe for Christmas Balls, by , is from The Smith Hubbard Warns Connection Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Warns Hubbard Smith
Added: Thursday, May 5, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups soft butter
8 tsp. vanilla
1-1/2 cups sugar
8 tsp. water
8 cups flour
4 cups finely chopped walnuts.
fluffy.
Stir in flour until thoroughly mixed.
Stir in nuts.

Directions:
Directions:
Beat first four ingredients until light and fluffy.
Stir in flour until thoroughly mixed.
Stir in nuts.
Chill dough overnight.
Shape dough into 1" balls.
Roll each ball in granulated sugar.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet about 1" apart.
Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 8 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours plus chilling time.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Rolling these cookies was always a fun part of Christmas vacation for my kids. They were always a welcome part of gifts for teachers and Sunday School teachers.

 

 

 

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