Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

These cookies really do melt in your mouth, and they're just as good without the pecans if you don't have them to hand.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Add water and vanilla to the mixture.
  3. Gradually add flour, fold in nuts.
  4. Roll dough into 1 inch balls.
  5. Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with fingers.
  6. Bake at 300 F for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Cool on a wire rack.


Most Helpful

Heeding the reviews about not being a sweet cookie, I took the liberty of drizzling red & green powdered sugar glazes over the cooled cookies. The result was a pretty cookie that was just sweet enough and produced over 6 dozen little melt-in-your-mouth gems! Thanks, Sackville, I'll make these again!!

really_lala December 20, 2009

These definitely do melt in your mouth! I halved the recipe and got 29 cookies. Not too sweet, I thought they were perfect. I used pecans and baked for 20 minutes. Thanks for the recipe!

flower7 December 05, 2009

Fabulous cookies!! Easy to make and they taste great. This is a MUST for lovers of nuts. Will definately be making these again and again. Thanks for a great recipe. :)

CoffeeBean August 10, 2007

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