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Hazelnut Butter Balls - Hazelnut Cookies

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Buttery hazelnut cookies, and scroll down for more hazelnut cookies and bars.

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups finely chopped hazelnuts or filberts


Sift flour, sugar, and salt together; work in butter and vanilla. Add 2 cups finely chopped hazelnuts; mix well. Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls. Roll half of the balls in remaining hazelnuts; place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for about 25 to 30 minutes. Roll plain half of the hazelnut cookies in sifted confectioners' sugar while still warm.
Makes about 5 dozen hazelnut cookies.

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 5 out of 5
, Member lydiafellner

Delightful. I liked the high ratio of nuts, buttery flavor and also found them to be very crisp, but not hard. I shared some with my extended family and they loved them too. Be sure you toast the hazelnuts prior to use so they maintain the crispness and toasted nut flavor.

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