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HONEY SANDBALLS

1 c. butter, softened (not margarine)
1/2 c. sifted powdered sugar
2 T. honey
2 c. all-purpose flour
3/4 c. chopped walnuts
1 t. vanilla
1/4 t. salt
sifted powdered sugar

In a large mixing bowl beat together butter, 1/2 c. powdered sugar and honey. Add flour, nuts, vanilla and salt. Mix thoroughly using hands if necessary. Shape into 1 inch balls and place 1 1/2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet or on a sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated 325° for 14-16 minutes or til cookies are barely tinged with brown. While warm roll the honey sandball cookies in powdered sugar. Cool and roll in powdered sugar again.
(makes 4 dozen cookies)


Honey Sandballs Dessert recipe is published in our October, 2000 Menu Minder.