Pecan Finger Cookies

A sweet treat for the holidays, and a specialty of Sharon’s Mom!

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Yield: 5 Dozen

Ingredient List:

  • Butter, softened — 1 cup (8oz.)
  • Sugar, powdered — 4 Tbls. + more for rolling
  • Vanilla — 2 Tbls
  • Water — 1 Tbls.
  • AP Flour, sifted — 2 cups
  • Pecans, finely ground — 1 cup

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter in mixer, add sugar gradually.
  3. Add vanilla and water. Mix.
  4. Add flour and nuts. Mix.
  5. Shape into crescents or balls. Bake until brown. (about 15 minutes)
  6. Let cool a few minutes then roll in confectionary sugar and place on a rack.
  7. Let cool completely then roll again.
  8. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.