Almond ROCA Butter Balls

Description: These buttery little delights are a great holiday snack, perfect for potlucks and family gatherings.


 

  • Prep Time: Approx. 20 min
  • Total Time: Approx. 50 minutes
  • Yield: 24 balls

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, sifted

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 4oz stick sweet butter, softened

  • Grated rind of one lemon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 cup, approximately 4 ounces, finely ground Almond ROCA candy

      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

      2. In an electric mixer bowl, blend flour, sugar, and salt

      3. Cut in butter, lemon rind, and extracts. Mix until soft, rather dry dough is formed

      4. Gently add Almond ROCA

      5. Refrigerate dough for 15 minutes

      6. Roll into fmall balls and place on ungreased baking sheet

      7. Bake for 15 minutes