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Butter Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Delores (Mother) Walters
Added: Saturday, May 28, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Cup Butter at room temperature
2 Cups of Flour
1 tsp. vanilla
5 Tbsp. Powdered Sugar
1 Cup Chopped Walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cream Butter
Add remaining ingredients-I do this with a wooden spoon. Dough will come away clean from sides of bowl after all is mixed well.

Shape into small balls (size of small walnut). Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes.
Cool slightly.

Shake into a bog of powder sugar, placing a few cookies in the bag at a time.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If the cookies are too warm when you shake them- the powdered sugar will melt...

 

 

 

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