Nut Butter Balls Recipe
Butter balls melt in your mouth and are filled with pecans or walnuts.
butter or margarine
granulated sugar or confectioners'
sifted all-purpose flour
finely chopped or ground pecans or walnuts
Mix butter with sugar until very light and fluffy.
Add salt, extract, flour, nuts; mix well. Refrigerate until easy to handle.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet or a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 12-15 mins until light brown.
When cookies are warm, roll in confectioners' sugar. Dust cooled cookies with additional confectioners' sugar.
This recipe is adapted slightly from the Good Housekeeping Cook Book, 1952.
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