Walnut Balls

Walnut Balls

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"This is an old, old recipe that has been in the family for years. The origin is unknown. Recipe uses very little sugar in it and is rolled in superfine sugar to sweeten."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 216 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Cream the sugar and butter. Add flour, nuts, salt and vanilla. Mix well. Batter will be very crumbly.
  3. Shape into 1 inch balls. Bake for 15 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool for 3 minutes. Roll in super fine sugar. When cool, roll again, if desired.
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These walnut balls were good, but I will make some slight changes next time. 1) The walnuts should be very, very finely chopped or ground. I will grind. The medium chop I did was not delicate e...

I have been making these for Christmas since I found them on this site in 2002 and my family and every one loves these. I put the chopped walnuts in the blender and pulse it a few times to get a...

If you like shortbread and nuts, this will do the trick. I think the recipe needed more vanilla (additional tsp) and maybe an egg yolk. It's elegant and well-presented at parties. And sturdy e...