Melt Away Butter Fingers

This popular cookie can be shaped into balls or crescents, too.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 42

Ingredients

2
cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter or margarine
1
cup finely chopped walnuts
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and salt. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add walnuts and vanilla; mix with hands to form a smooth dough. Using about 1 tablespoonful dough for each, shape into 2 1/2-inch fingers. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake at 400°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until set and light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Carefully roll in 1/4 cup powdered sugar; cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    90
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    12mg
    12%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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