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Make Ahead Butter Balls Recipe

Make Ahead Butter Balls

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"This recipe uses a make ahead mix that can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks. Add the following ingredients to the mix for buttery cookies."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Combine Make Ahead Cookie Mix with sugar, butter, vanilla, egg and chopped nuts. Mix well.
  3. Shape dough into balls. Bake 11 to 16 minutes. Let cool. Roll in confectioners' sugar.
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Jan 10, 2006

should have softened butter first, it did not incorperate, so they flattened a little, we had butter blobs instead of balls. They were very tasty.

Dec 22, 2009

My mom gave me a copy of the Make-Ahead Cookie Mix clipped from a magazine many years ago. It came with TEN variations. The Butterball Recipe did not call for brown sugar- perhaps this is why yours spread out and were soft and messy.


4 Ratings

Jul 06, 2006

i agree with the other post . . . excellent taste but they were butter blobs

Mar 28, 2013

It flattens into a standard cookie as it cooks and is nutty, chewy, and has a caramel/toffee flavor. It's ok, but not the "buttery cookie" you would expect, as described.


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  • Calories
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.3 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 23 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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