Recipe by iluvlax
"These holiday cookies are perfect for people of any age. They are good as a quick snack or dessert. Don't worry, they are not balls of butter. They are smooth, chewy, and delicious cookies. This is an old family recipe that is loved by all. Hopefully you like them too!"
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1 1/2 cups
Love this recipe. They were very easy to make and eveyone at the party thought they were wonderful.
These cookies are nothing like the italian cookies I would get in NY at the bakeries. They taste okay, a little on the dry side. Will keep looking for a better recipe.
Being married to a man, who is 100% Italian, brings about challenges, when trying to find a "true" Italian recipe. I have had these cookies at various family functions, and I have to say that this recipe is as close as it gets! My mother-in-law actually thought that I purchased these from a local Italian market! Excellent recipe, and VERY easy to make!
I needed to make something for a church social with an Italian theme. These were easy and quick. The look and taste great. I doubled the recipe and used a small disher to measure them out. Use a small shalow bowl to "roll" the tops in the powered surgar. I am looking forward to trying them with lemon juice instead of the almond extract as a variant.
Easy to make and tastes great although no matter how I tried I could only get 36 cookies from the recipe not 48 as indicated.
I added crushed walnuts to the recipie...just like my Italian grandmother used make. Delicious!
these were yummy! i added in mini chocolate chips and chopped maraschino cherries (dried off with a paper towel) to the batter and it adds a little extra yumminess! :)
These cookies are delicious!! I needed a recipe for an Italian themed youth group dinner and chose this cookie. Fabulous!!!! I did not get 48 cookies out of one batch, but 36. Thanks !!!! ?I also sifted the confec.sugar over the cookies and they are so pretty!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Italian Butterball Cookies
Serving Size: 1/48 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 48
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 19
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These cookies are simple, rich, and satisfying. The whole family will love them.
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