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"Interesting and appealing with a unique texture."
1 c. butter, softened
½ c. powdered sugar
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
dash baking powder
¾ c. finely chopped pecans
powdered sugar for dusting
In a bowl, beat together the butter and the powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
Blend together flour, salt and baking powder.
Add flour mixture to butter mixture, blending well.
Add the chopped nuts, combine well.
Roll the dough out into two balls. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill at least one hour.
Flatten dough out and cut into 15/16 equal size pieces
Shape into small marble-sized balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375-400 for 10 to 12 minutes until firm but not brown.
While still warm, roll into powdered sugar or dust with powdered sugar.
Let cool, roll again in powdered sugar.