Amaretto Butter Balls

Amaretto Butter Balls Recipe

Description

Buttery and round cookie with almond liqueur. Chopped nuts optional.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup amaretto liqueur
  • ¾ cup finely chopped almonds
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar for rolling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in the flour and salt until well blended, then mix in the amaretto liqueur. Fold in chopped almonds if desired. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Roll cookies in remaining 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar while still warm.

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Nutritional Information

Amaretto Butter Balls

Servings Per Recipe: 24
Calories: 162.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 4 %
carbohydrates: 5 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 3 %
sugars:
fat: 14 %
saturated fat: 25 %
cholesterol: 7 %
vitamin a iu: 5 %
niacin equivalents: 10 %
vitamin b6: 1 %
vitamin c:
folate: 6 %
calcium: 1 %
iron: 4 %
magnesium: 4 %
potassium: 1 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 11 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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