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Butter Nut Drops

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , separated
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Brazil nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), ground fine
  Candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Cream butter and sugar well.
Add egg yolk and flavoring.
Beat well.
Sift dry ingredients together and add with lemon juice and rinds.
Mix thoroughly and place in covered bowl.
Chill.
Roll into tiny balls (1/2 teaspoon of dough per ball).
Dip balls into slightly beaten egg white.
Roll in ground nuts.
Place on greased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
Press 1/2 candied cherry on top of each and bake at 350° F. 25 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2308 Calories from Fat 1243

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g220.1%

Saturated Fat 69.4 g347.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 584.2 mg24.3%

Total Carbohydrates 236 g78.8%

Dietary Fiber 25.3 g101.2%

Sugars 94.3 g

Protein 38 g76.3%

Vitamin A 63.8% Vitamin C 112.5%

Calcium 33.4% Iron 16.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Butter Nut Drops Recipe