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Holiday Nuggets

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Makes

1-1/2 dozen

Mom made these family favorites every year for the holidays. I still remember how much I enjoyed “helping” with the mixing bowl. Now my son helps me! —Anna Minegar, Wauchula, Florida
Holiday Nuggets Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Cream butter and sugar; add extracts. Gradually add flour and salt. Stir in nuts. Shape into 1-1/4-in. balls; place on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with fingers.
  2. Bake until the bottoms are lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. When cool, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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