From Grandma’s Country Kitchen — Pecan Sandies


2 cups butter or margarine, softened

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

2 tablespoons water

4 teaspoons vanilla extract

4 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups pecans, chopped

Additional confectioners’ sugar

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add water and vanilla; mix well. Gradually add flour; fold in pecans. Roll dough into 1″ balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with fingers. Bake at 300 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. When cool, dust with confectioners’ sugar.

Yield: 5 dozen.


Laurie Jackson


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