Pecan Fingers

Lisa Foote

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@LisaFoote

These are a variation of recipes I have seen for Mexican Wedding Cookies or Russian Tea Cakes. My Mom made these every Christmas-regardless of the name, they are delicious bite sized treats!


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Serves:

4-5 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter, room temperature (2 sticks)
4 Tbsp
powdered sugar
2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
water
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
pecan pieces (small pieces work best)

FOR AFTER COOKIES ARE BAKED

1 1/2 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover cookie sheets with parchment paper or grease the cookie sheets.
2
Mix all ingredients in a large bow. Mix well. Form dough into 1" fingers or balls.
3
Bake for 20-25 minutes (depending on your oven). Let cool 5-7 minutes, then roll cookies in powdered sugar to coat while still warm. Note: I usually roll them twice to get good coverage. Store in covered container in a cool place.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids