Mary Salafia's Butterball Cookie Recipe

Mary Salafia's Butterball Cookie Recipe


  • 1 Cup Soft Butter (Unsalted)
  • ½ Cup Sifted Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 2¼ - 2½ Cups Sifted Flour
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts


  1. Cream butter and confectioner's sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla, mix to blend in.
  3. Add flour and salt a little at a time.
  4. When all the flour is in, add walnuts, mix until crumbly (not thoroughly mixed).
  5. Turn mixture out onto lightly floured board.
  6. Form dough into log, chill for 30 minutes.
  7. Roll into 1-inch balls and place onto un-greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake until set, but not brown, 12-15 minutes at 350° F.
  9. Cool cookies then roll in confectioner's sugar.

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