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Butter Balls II

"Rich, buttery cookies."
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servings 160 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

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. Beat butter on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, beat until fluffy. Add flour, and beat at low speed until well blended, stir in pecans.
  2. Shape into one inch balls. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) on an ungreased cookie sheet for 20 minutes. Remove and put on wire rack to cool. Roll in confectioners' sugar when cool.

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Mmmmmmmmmm!!! Nice texture, soft and sweet buttery cookies that will melt in your mouth. I really liked this cookies, extremely easy and non-time consuming. I divided the dough into two piece...

I skipped the nuts and put the dough in the fridge overnight. I rolled the dough into about 30 balls. I rolled half of the balls in sugar that is two different shades of green (light and dark). ...

These were good. I made several different cookies for a Christmas party and wanted to make these for my boss b/c she doesn't eat eggs. She and everyone else loved them. I made them again for Chr...

These are great... so easy, little mess, nice texture, good flavor. Tip: Toast your nuts it's worth the extra time (350 for 10 mins)

Awesome! Just like I remembered from being a little girl. The perfect balance of sweetness. Mine weren't crumbly at all...I followed the recipe exactly as written...don't change a thing!

very nice! easy and quick to make, taste is just right! I left the pecans out and din't have confectioners sugar, so i rolled the steaming hot butter balls in sugar mixed with cinnamon, left the...

These are delicious. I first toasted the pecans (350 degrees for 10 minutes) then chopped them fine in my food processor. I didn't have a problem with crumbling so this may have helped.

This recipe was very easy to complete. However, it only indicates to use butter. Thus, my confusion. So, I made two batches: in one I used margarine and the other real butter. I tend to use ...

Very good recipe and easy to follow. i don't consider myself a baker and found this to be very simple and delicious. Bringing to a cookie exchange tonight I will see what everybody else thinks