Finnish Pecan Butterballs

These slightly sweet, soft pecan balls are a joy to mix and prepare – all in a jiffy. Thanks to our Organic Edison, they come out very delicate and light. Their enticing buttery, nutty aroma and flavor will keep your guests reaching for just one more.


Prep Time

25 minutes

Bake Time

15 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes


40 butterballs


1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, softened

4 tablespoon (57g) sugar, white granulated

1 tablespoon (13g) vanilla extract

2 cups (284g) Organic Edison flour

1 pinch of salt

2 cups (226g) chopped pecan pieces


  1. In a bowl of an electric stand mixer, using paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add vanilla and stir in.
  3. With mixer running on low speed, slowly add flour, mixing to incorporate.
  4. Add pecan pieces and a pinch of salt.
  5. With mixer still running on low, blend pecans into the dough until well blended.
  6. With a 3/4 inch scoop, (20 g, or two teaspoonfuls of dough) shape into balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake in 350°F oven for about 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and gently roll warm cookies in powdered sugar.
  9. Once the cookies are cool, roll a second time in powdered sugar.
  10. Store in a tightly covered container to retain freshness.

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