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Old-Fashioned Walnut Balls


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


Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until fluffy. Sift flour and salt together; add to creamed mixture. Mix well; stir in walnuts. Shape dough into walnut-sized balls. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet with spatula. When still warm but cool enough to handle, roll in powdered sugar.
Makes about 4 dozen.

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