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Butternut Balls

  •  4.3 stars stars based on 6 reviews
  •   83% would make this again
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Makes about 60

1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar, unsifted
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups ginely chopped nuts
powdered sugar glaze or melted chocolate
garnishes (jimmies, chopped nuts, flaked coconut, colored sugar, etc.)

Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Cream the butter and sugar together thoroughly. Stir in flour and salt; then nuts; mix well. Form the stiff dough into egg shapes about 1-1/2 inches long. Bake about 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Spread half of cookie with powdered sugar glaze or melted chocolate. Sprinkle with coconut, chopped nuts, colored sugar or decors. Let sit until glaze is dry.

To make Powdered Sugar Glaze:
Combine 1 cup unsifted powdered sugar with 1-1/2 tablespoons water. Stir until smooth.

Note: Adapted from a recipe of the C and H Sugar Kitchen

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Reviews of Butternut Balls:

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  Efy in Greece  Aug 5, 2017
Would make this again.
I make it some time ago as I wanted something easy and quick. It is just wonderful =) 5 stars

  Maria in Brazil  Nov 18, 2016
Would make this again.
These are melt in your mouth cookies...I make it onto one inch balls and I variate with different types of nuts..such as almonds..walnuts..pecan..etc... 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Feb 9, 2012
Would make this again.
these cookies were amazing i love them 5 stars

   Dec 20, 2007
Would not make this again.
I'm disappointed with this cookie. I followed the recipe but there's something wrong with the texture. I thought I did it wrong on the first batch so I made 3 more batches and all of them came so bad. It's so dry and crumbly :( 1 star

  robin in maine  Dec 10, 2006
Would make this again.
these are awsome made them for many years. they don"t last. 5 stars

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