This is an old, old recipe that has been in the family for years. The origin is unknown. Recipe uses very little sugar in it and is rolled in superfine sugar to sweeten.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 1/2 cup super fine sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Cream the sugar and butter. Add flour, nuts, salt and vanilla. Mix well. Batter will be very crumbly.
Shape into 1 inch balls. Bake for 15 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool for 3 minutes. Roll in super fine sugar. When cool, roll again, if desired.