Pecan Snowball Cookies


1 cup butter softened

1/2 cup powder sugar

1/4 t baking powder

2 cup chopped pecans

1 t vanilla

Powder sugar sifted in quart plastic bag


Oven 350º  Parchment paper covered cookie sheets.

Beat butter until fluffy. Add dry ingredients and pecans. Mix until incorporated. Roll* into  1 inch balls. Bake until light brown about 15 minutes. Cool then place a few at a time in bag with powder sugar. Gently toss until coated and place on wire rack.

*Note: Tried 1 inch cookie scoop but still ended up rolling the cookies into tighter balls.

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