Pecan Tea Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter or margarine
2 cups powdered sugar; unsifted
1 egg
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
⅛ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon water
Pecan Valley Pecan Halves

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, salt and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Shape into small balls. Place on greased cookie sheet.
3. Mix egg yolk and water. Brush each cookie with egg mixture. Lightly press pecan half on top of cookie.
4. Bake in a preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Immediately remove from the cookie sheets. Cool on wire racks.

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