Old-Fashioned Walnut Balls

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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 48 servings

These easy walnut balls are a delicious treat for the holidays or any time of the year that calls for a sweet, nutty treat.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour (sifted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until fluffy.
  2. Sift flour and salt together; add to creamed mixture. Mix well; stir in walnuts.
  3. Shape dough into walnut-sized balls.
  4. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 375 F for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from cookie sheet with ​a spatula.
  6. Roll the cooled cookies in sifted confectioners' sugar.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 86
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)