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    Butter Ball Cookies

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    School Chef's Note:

    This cookie is a must during the Holidays. Simple to make. You can vary the recipe by replacing walnuts with cashews, pecan or some time I mix in chocolate chip or butterscotch chips.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream butter,sugar, salt and vanilla.
    2. 2
      Blend in flour and nuts.
    3. 3
      Scoop and roll into balls.
    4. 4
      Bake 325 for 22 to 25 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove from oven roll into powdered sugar.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 21, 2014

      I too have been making these forever! just a tip on the butter use 1/2 cup salted and 1/2 unsalted and that will help with the taste and crumbling. ;)

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    • on November 28, 2014

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      I've been making these cookies since I was 13...I'm now 43 and love them just the same....I used to have the recipe commited to memory but 5 kids later I need to refer to the recipe :) Such a basic recipe , but ohhhh so good! Try 'em!

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    • on October 20, 2014

      We have made this cookie for years at Christmas time. Try rolling them while they are still fairly hot in the powdered sugar. After they've cooled, roll them again through the powdered sugar. The first coating will melt and stick to the cookie and the second will add a nice finish. Also, the second coating of powdered sugar will help balance the saltiness if you use salted butter. In fact, we always use salted butter. Unsalted butter in this recipe tends to render them extraordinarily bland. And, this should be a 'crumbly' cookie - it is essentially a shortbread cookie. Crumbly in this case is a good thing. They freeze beautifully, too. Just be sure to use freezer bags as opposed to regular bags so they don't pick up other flavors or odors from other foods stored in your freezer.

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    Nutritional Facts for Butter Ball Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (834 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1092.4
     
    Calories from Fat 677
    61%
    Total Fat 75.2 g
    115%
    Saturated Fat 31.9 g
    159%
    Cholesterol 122.0 mg
    40%
    Sodium 698.9 mg
    29%
    Total Carbohydrate 96.4 g
    32%
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    18%
    Sugars 43.4 g
    173%
    Protein 13.6 g
    27%

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