Recipe by Hey Jude

This is a 1989 first-place recipe that I found in the Chicago Tribune.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 450°.
  2. Combine butter, confectioners sugar and vanilla in mixing bowl.
  3. Sift flour and salt together and gradually stir into butter mixture.
  4. Stir in chopped pecans.
  5. Drop by heaping teaspoonsful onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake until peaks are very light brown, about 7 minutes.
  7. Transfer to a cooling rack.
  8. While still warm (but not hot), use a sifter to sprinkle generously with confectioners sugar.

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