These pecan snowball cookies make a delightful addition to a winter holiday dessert buffet.
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
- Combine all ingredients except powdered sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until well mixed (2 to 3 minutes).
- Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
- Bake for 18 to 25 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; roll in powdered sugar while still warm and again when cool.
Makes 36 cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): Calories: 130 Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 50 mg Carbohydrates: 11 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Protein: 1 g