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Greek Butter Balls

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Ingredients
  Butter 6 Ounce, softened (1 1/2 Stick)
  Superfine sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 (At Room Temperature)
  Cognac/Other brandy 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. In a medium bowl, beat butter and superfine sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, cognac, and vanilla.
2. Add flour mixed with baking powder to sugar mixture and beat until blended. Cover and refrigerate dough at least 1 hour, until firm.
3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until edges just begin to turn golden brown. Remove to a rack to cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar. Let cool completely before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 760 Calories from Fat 319

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.8%

Saturated Fat 22.3 g111.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 144.3 mg48.1%

Sodium 122 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 8 g15.2%

Vitamin A 22.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 11.8% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Greek Butter Balls Recipe