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Pecan Puffs or Mexican Wedding Cookies


The recipe calls for pecans but walnuts are just as good if not better.

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup pecan meats
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • Powdered Sugar
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Preheat oven to 300° Beat butter until soft, add sugar & blend until creamy, add vanilla. Measure then grind in a nut grinder, food processor or chop finely with a knife the pecans. Stir pecans into butter mixture and sift in flour. Roll the dough into small balls, place balls on greased cookie sheet & bake about 30 minutes. Roll while hot in powdered sugar to coat. To glaze, put the sheet back in the oven for a minute.

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