Pecan Butter Balls

Recipe from Midwest Living
Pecan Butter Balls
YIELD
about 5 dozen
PREP TIME
30 mins
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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
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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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