These cute little ball shaped cookies are a perfect addition to you cookie tray. They are always appropriate for any occasion.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1 cup unsalted butter
- 4 tablespoons fructose (fruit sugar)
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
Cream butter with an electric mixer until light. Gradually add the fructose and beat thoroughly. Beat in the almond extract, vanilla extract and water.
Combine the flour, salt and pecans. Add to the creamed mixture, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
Roll doll into date-sized balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 13 to 14 minutes. Roll in confectioners' sugar while warm and then again once cool.