Family Tested & Approved
confectioners' sugar, divided
finely chopped pecans
In a mixing bowl, cream together 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar and butter with an electric mixer until smooth.
Add vanilla and blend well.
Add flour and salt; blend well.
Stir in pecans. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets or line with parchment paper or silpat.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on baking sheets. Bake 17 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Remove from baking sheets. Carefully roll each ball in remaining confectioners' sugar to coat.
Allow to cool slightly, then roll again in confectioners' sugar. Store in airtight container.