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Easy Italian Butterball Cookies Recipe

Italian Butterball Cookies Recipe

I just love these Italian butterball cookies soo much. Soft cookies with vanilla and almond scent, yes, both extracts are used here and they give an extra flavor
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Cookies
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 48 Cookies


  • 1 stick butter
  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ¼ cup confectioners' sugar


  • Mix confectionery sugar in a bowl, beat until creamy.
  • Add the egg, almond, and vanilla extract and whisk.
  • Pour in the sifted flour with salt and baking powder, mix until smooth.
  • Form into 1 "balls, place on a baking sheet lined with parchment 2" apart. Bake in an oven preheated to 350F for 10 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.
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