Pecan Puffs

Pecan Puffs

Yields: about (40) 1.5 inch balls

Rich and devastating. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Beat until soft: ½ cup butter

Add and blend until creamy: 2 tablespoons sugar

Add: 1 teaspoon vanilla

Measure, then grind in a nut grinder: 1 cup pecan meats

Sift before measuring: 1 cup cake flour

Stir the pecans and the flour into the butter mixture. Roll the dough into small balls. Place balls on a greased baking sheet and bake for about 30 minutes. Roll while hot in: Confectioner’s sugar. To glaze, put the sheet back into the oven for a minute. Cool and serve.


Source: The Joy of Cooking – P. 669

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