¼ cup powdered sugar plus more for coating baked cookies
1 tablespoon cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces
1. Preheat oven to 275ºF.
2. Grease baking sheet. In medium bowl with mixer on medium speed, beat together margarine and ¼ cup powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
3. Beat in water and vanilla. On low speed, gradually beat in flour. Mix in pecans with a wooden spoon or by hand.
4. With floured hands, roll 2 teaspoons dough for each cookie into a date like shape. Place cookies on greased baking sheet. Score top of each cookie lengthwise with knife.
5. Bake in preheated oven 45 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar while still warm.
Yield: 3¾ dozen cookies.