1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup confectioners sugar' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup pecans, finely chopped
Additional confectioner's sugar
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla extract; mix well. Combine the flour and the salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in pecans. Chill. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. Roll in confectioner's sugar while warm. Cool on wire racks; roll in sugar again.
Yields about 4 dozen (2 cookies per serving).
Per Serving: 143 Calories; 10g Fat (62.4% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 21mg Cholesterol; 101mg Sodium
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates