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The combination of lemon pudding and toffee candy bars sets these crisp cookies apart from all others. Keep the ingredients on hand for when you need a treat in a hurry.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 2 Heath candy bars (1.4 ounces each), chopped

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 141 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 107mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in pudding mix, water and vanilla. Gradually add flour. Stir in nuts and chopped candy bars.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 3 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 5 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use eggs.
Originally published as Butter Ball Chiffons in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p82


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Nancy L. Rogers User ID: 3376657 102738
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2012

"Absolutely deeeeelish =) Easy to make. After they cooled a bit I dusted them with powdered sugar. Yummy."

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crkent User ID: 1311736 71209
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2011

"I didn't like this cookie--it was easy to make, but didn't like the flavor--maybe it would be better if it had lemon zest for a more "real" lemon taste."

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Lphant User ID: 1877414 133455
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"This was such a good shortbread cookie recipe. I've made them with the lemon and heath bars as well as with chocolate pudding and coconut! I think any comob would be good!"

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Lphant User ID: 1877414 133386
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"If you like shortbread cookies, you'll like these. I wasn't sure about the mixture of lemon and chocolate, but it worked!"

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msdosty1941 User ID: 2683910 148490
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"I haven't made them but from what others have wrote, I will be making them as, my husband HAS too have his cookies AND either,yogurt or an Equate drink every day for lunch. These sound like he'd like them.I may not have the lemon pudding either,as one of the ladies ask about using vanilla pudding.Don't think it'd be the same consistancy as the lemon but I'll try it to see how they turn out. Thanks for the great recipe sharing!

Wyoming resident"

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cyndiek User ID: 4454820 136179
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2010

"Thanks for this tasty easy recipe. Interesting flavor combo - lemon and chocolate. But the family liked them. I didn't have the heath bars, so just used chocolate chips with the pecans I already had on hand."

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maryannnorlock User ID: 3010070 159182
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"Can I substitute the lemon pudding for vanilla pudding?"

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 150282
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"These butter ball chiffons are really easy to make and my family asks for them repeatedly. They love the recipe and so do I, so it will be a keeper for us for a long time to come."

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October13 User ID: 3434485 148489
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2008

"These were good! Thank you"

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