Nut Butter Balls

Latnie B. Kesee, FMS

  • 1 cup soft butter or margarine
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup granulated sugar or confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp almond extract or 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 to 2 cup finely chopped walnuts or Brazil nuts

Mix butter and sugar until fluffy, then add salt, flavor, flour and nuts; mix well. Refrigerate until easy to handle. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown at 350°.

While cookies are warm, roll in confectioners sugar.

Makes 4 to 5 dozen.

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