Mae Mortensen's Butter Pecan Cookies

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the butter and margarine. Gradually add 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  • Add the water and vanilla, beating well. Gradually add the flour to the creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in ground pecans.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten the balls to 1/4 inch thickness with the palm of your hand. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool slightly on the cookie sheet.
  • Roll cookies in additional sugar to coat. Let cool completely on wire racks.
Advertisement