Many people love pecan cookies and this pecan recipe with vanilla powdered sugar will send your taste buds on a flavorful adventure of deliciousness.


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, slightly softened

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup very finely chopped pecans

¼ cup powdered sugar

2 teaspoons water

½ teaspoon vanilla powdered sugar


1. Heat oven to 350ºF.

2. Beat butter on medium speed in large bowl until creamy.

3. Add flour, pecans, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, water and vanilla

4. Beat at low speed until well mixed.

5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.

6. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

7. Bake 20-25 minutes or until very lightly browned.

8. Let stand 5 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack.

9. Roll in powdered sugar while warm and again when cool.

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