Butter Nut Balls

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"Butter nut cookies rolled in balls and then rolled in powder sugar."
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servings 191 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 191 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 56 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.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter, sugar and egg yolks until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla, then the flour, and finally the walnuts.
  3. Roll dough into walnut sized balls, place them 2 inches apart on an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies should be slightly brown. Cool and roll cookies in confectioners sugar.


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