A Pineywoods Home Health Care, Inc.
Ingredients: ½ cup butter (no substitutes), softened
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 cup finely chopped pecans
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, sugar and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in pecans (dough will be crumbly).
Shape tablespoonfuls into 2 inch logs. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Roll warm cookies in confectioners’ sugar; cool on wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.