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Crispy Pecan Sticks

No recipe image available.Holiday festive, crisp pecan cookie sticks coated in powdered sugar.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon ice water
Powdered sugar for rolling

Cooking Directions:

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating well.
  2. Combine flour and salt; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in pecans, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon ice water.
  3. Shape dough into 4-inch sticks. Place sticks on lightly greased baking sheets.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely.
  5. Roll in powdered sugar; repeat. Store in airtight container.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.