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Snowballs

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)
  Confectionery sugar 3 Tablespoon (10X Sugar, For Dough)
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectionery sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Coating, 10 X Sugar)
Directions

1. Cream butter or margarine and the 3 tablespoons 10X sugar until fluffy in medium-size bowl; stir in flour gradually, then pecans, until well blended. Chill until firm.
2. Roll, a teaspoonful at a time, into marble-size balls; place, 2 inches apart, on cookie sheets.
3. Bake in slow oven (325°) 20 minutes, or until lightly golden.
4. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes; remove carefully. Roll in the 10X sugar in pie plate while still warm to make a generous white coating; cool on racks. Store with waxed paper or plastic wrap between layers in a container with tight-fitting cover.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Butter

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2349 Calories from Fat 1499

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 175 g268.5%

Saturated Fat 65 g325.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 14.9 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 186 g62.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.3%

Sugars 77.4 g

Protein 24 g48.6%

Vitamin A 57.5% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 48.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Snowballs Recipe