Butternut balls

Yield: 60 cookies

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter
½ cup C and H Powdered Sugar unsifted
2 cups All-purpose flour
⅛ teaspoon Salt
2 cups Finely chopped nuts
\N \N Powdered sugar glaze; or...
\N \N Melted chocolate
\N \N Garnishes

Cream the butter and sugar together thoroughly. Stir in flour and salt; then nuts; mix well. Form the stiff dough into egg shapes about 1-½ inches long. Bake in 350-degree oven about 15 minutes.

Cool on rack. Spread half of cookie with Powdered Sugar Glaze or melted chocolate. Sprinkle with coconut, chopped nuts, colored sugar or decors. Let sit until glaze is dry. Makes 5-6 dozen cookies.

Powdered Sugar Glaze: Combine 1 cup unsifted C and H Powdered Sugar with 1-½ tablespoons water. Stir until smooth.

Reprinted with permission from: Powdered Sugar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen by Jean Porter Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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