Pecan Butter Balls
Recipe from Midwest Living


Pecan Butter Balls

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Yield: about 5 dozen
Prep Time: 30 mins
Related Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Desserts
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Ingredients
  • 2   cups 
    finely chopped pecans
  • 2   cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup 
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1   cup 
    butter, melted
  • 2   teaspoons 
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    powdered sugar
Directions
1.
In a large bowl combine pecans, flour, granulated sugar, and salt; add butter and vanilla. Mix well; shape into a ball. With floured hands shape into about 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
2.
Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Cool slightly on a wire rack.
3.
Place powdered sugar in a large plastic bag. Add slightly warm cookies in batches to bag. Gently shake to coat. Return to wire rack. Repeat coating with powdered sugar when completely cool.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 86, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 8, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 8, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, sugar (g) 5, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 97, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Folate (g) 8, sodium (mg) 32, Potassium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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