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Russian Nut Balls

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These Russian Nut Balls are a great snack for a midday munch. Lightly flavored, these contain vanilla and walnuts. I love to stock up on this simply because they also satisfy any sweet carvings. A simple recipe, with fabulous results!
Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven at 400° F.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, combine the butter and sugar and cream till light and fluffy.
3) Stir in the vanilla.
4) Add in the flour and salt, and mix to a smooth dough.
5) Stir in the nuts.
6) Refrigerate.
7) Shape into 1-inch balls.
8) Arrange on baking sheet, placing about 2 inches apart.
9) Place in the oven and bake for 14 to 17 minutes till delicately browned.
10) Roll in confectioners' sugar while still warm.

SERVING
11) When cool, roll in confectioners' sugar again and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Russian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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