Make Ahead Butter Balls

Make Ahead Butter Balls


"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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servings 147 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** 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.

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  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.




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.

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 yo...

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

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.