light Karo syrup
2 1/3 tablespoons
vanilla wafers, crushed
pecans, chopped fine
( or rum)
powdered sugar, for coating the cookies
- Place wafers and pecans in food processor and pulse till crumbly.
- Add remaining ingredients and pulse till smooth.
- Shape into balls about 1 inch in diameter.
- Roll in powdered sugar and chill.
- This mixture is sticky, so keep finger and palms of hands dusted with sugar while shaping cookies.
- It helps if hands and kitchen is cool.