Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Nut Balls

Nut Balls

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From the kitchen of Patricia Starkey

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
10-12 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 cup butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour, sifted
2 cups finely chopped nuts
powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Cream butter, then add powdered sugar, evaporated milk, vanilla and the sifted flour.

  3. Next, stir in 2 cups of coarsely chopped nuts (walnuts are the best).

  4. Roll dough into small balls.

  5. Place them on a cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.

  6. When they are nearly cool, roll the balls in powdered sugar.


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