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Butter Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Albis
Added: Monday, October 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioner sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups finely chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix butter or margarine with sugar until creamy. Add salt, almond or vanilla extract, flour and nuts. Mix well. Chill dough until firm enough to handle.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using fingers, shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until light brown. While cookies are still warm, roll in powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My all time favorite Christmas cookie.

 

 

 

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