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Pecan Snowballs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Sift and measure flour; sift again with salt. With electric mixer, cream shortening, granulated sugar and vanilla until fluffy.

Add flour to creamed mixture, blending thoroughly. Add pecans, mix well.

Shape into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for about 20 minutes. Cool and roll in powdered sugar. Store in loosely covered container to assure cookies retain their crispness. Yield: About 6 dozen.

Tested by Suzanne Martinson

Thursday, December 05, 2002

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