Pecan Ball Cookies
This terrific recipe for Pecan Ball Cookies was submitted by Sarah of Olympia, Washington USA.
1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup powdered sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon rum
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Additional powdered sugar for rolling
- Cream butter and sugar. Add remaining ingredients in order given and chill 1/2 hour.
- Form dough into 1-inch balls and place 1 1/2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
- Bake in a preheated 325°F (160°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely and roll in powdered sugar, if desired.
Makes 2 dozen cookies.