Pecan Snowball

Pecan Snowball

 Ingredients
  • 1                 cup unsalted butter (8oz)
  • 1                 cup powdered sugar(plus more for dusting)
  • 2                 tsp vanilla extract
  •                    pinch of salt
  • 2                cups all purpose flour
  • 1-1/4        cup finely chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  2. In a large bowl(or in the bowl of your stand mixer) cream  butter and sugar together.
  3.  Add the vanilla and salt and mix well.
  4. Slowly add the flour, mixing well after each addition.  A thick dough will form.
  5. Add the chopped pecans and mix well.
  6. Scoop 1 tbsp of the dough and roll it into a ball and place it onto the cookie sheet.  Continue until all the dough has been formed into balls.  Place them onto cookie sheet about 1 inch apart.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Allow the cookies to cool for about 5 minutes then gently roll them in powdered sugar while still warm.
  9. Let it cool completely and then coat them in powdered sugar again.

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