Macadamia nut butter ball cookies with vanilla.
2 cups sifted flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups finely chopped macadamia nuts or hazelnuts
Sift flour, sugar, and salt together; work in butter and vanilla. Add 2 cups finely chopped nuts; mix well. Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls. Roll half of the balls in remaining nuts; place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 to 40 minutes. Roll plain half of cookies in sifted confectioners' sugar while still warm. Makes about 5 dozen macadamia nut cookies.