Eastman Inn's Nutmeg Butterballs


1 cup soft butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sifted flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/3 cups coarsely ground blanched almonds
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
2 teaspoon nutmeg


Cream butter and sugar. Blend in vanilla. Add flour, salt and almonds; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls and chill for approximately 1 hour. Bake in 300-degree oven for 13-20 minutes. Mix confectioners sugar and nutmeg together and sprinkle over butterballs. Store in an airtight container. Will ship well.


Makes 4 dozen.

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