Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Moms Grey Cookbook. These are cookies mom used to make for Christmas, delicious and melt in your mouth wonderfull.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter, sugar, salt, vanilla, and water together. Beat in Flour a little at a time, until fully incorporated.
  2. Stir in nuts and chill.
  3. Form dough into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until pale golden. While still hot roll in sifted powdered sugar.
Most Helpful

5 5

These little cookies are just delicious. They are so simple and easy to fix. Will make again. Thanks for posting.

5 5

Oh my goodness! These are the cookies I remember growing up with! Thank you ChaCha! I will be making these for years to come! I will make sure to get a photo as I'll be making these again in the next few days - the first batch didn't make it past mine and my sisters and brother's mouths almost as soon as they came out of the oven! :) Made for KK Christmas Cookie Event

5 5

These are sooo easy!!! I made a double batch, so that I can possibly have some left for us after I send some to Calif. Not doing so well! lol Deeelish! Thanks ChaCha! Made for KK's Cfef's Pick event