Black Walnut Balls

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"A friend gave this to me because she knows I love black walnuts in anything. They are much like other Christmas cookies you make with pecans in them. But these are GREAT!!"
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Ingredients

servings 252 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 138 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
  2. Blend together butter, flour, white sugar, salt, and vanilla. Add black walnuts and mix well.
  3. Shape into 1 inch balls. Bake for 25 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. Roll in powdered sugar. Store flat - not stacked on top of each other.

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Most helpful positive review

Finger-licking good! Very delicious - my Thanksgiving and Christmas-time personal favorite.

Most helpful critical review

I liked these a lot, I don't think my guests enjoyed them as much. I think it depends on how much you like the unique flavor of black walnuts.

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I liked these a lot, I don't think my guests enjoyed them as much. I think it depends on how much you like the unique flavor of black walnuts.

Finger-licking good! Very delicious - my Thanksgiving and Christmas-time personal favorite.

I used regular walnuts (had them on hand)...and added some semi-sweet chocolate chips and a little extra vanilla the first time I made this...EVERYONE LOVED them! And it's so easy! I'm making th...

I used pecans, since as a child we always had Noel Nut Balls. My favorite cookie all time. This was the exact recipe I was looking for. Thanks

Five stars for ease of making! My 5 year old nephew helped me mix and roll these up and we had a great time! You must REALLY like black walnuts to like these, they carry a strong flavor! I got r...

Just like my mom's!! Pecans are great too!

The black walnut flavor comes through very strongly, which is wonderful for those of us who LOVE black walnuts.

I know the pic I added to this recipe doesn't really depict the cookie as recipe is written. I was having a Halloween party and waanted to make witch finger cookies. I had black walnuts I neeed ...

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