Snowballs (Cookies)

Amy Elliott

  • 1 lb butter
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • additional powdered sugar for coating

Beat butter and sugar until fluffy; add nuts and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; add to creamed mixture. Mix thoroughly and chill. Form into balls or crescents and place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets; bake in 350° oven for 15 minutes. While still warm, shake in bag of powdered sugar.

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