Meltaway Pecan Balls

Photo by kathy l.
Adapted from keyingredient.com

PREP TIME

40

minutes

TOTAL TIME

56

minutes

SERVINGS

6

dozen servings

PREP TIME

40

minutes

TOTAL TIME

56

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Adapted from keyingredient.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup butter, softened

  • 1 1/2

    cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    cup chopped pecans

  • Additional confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream the butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans. Refrigerate until chilled. Roll into 1-in. balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Roll warm cookies in additional confectioners' sugar; cool completely on wire racks. Roll cooled cookies again in confectioners' sugar.

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