Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  2. 2 teaspoons baking powder

  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  4. 3/4 cup butter

  5. 1 cup granulated sugar

  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  7. 4 large egg yolks, unbeaten

  8. 1 cup finely ground pecans

  9. 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl, mixing well. Set aside. In mixing bowl, using electric mixer, cream butter and sugar, mixing well. Add egg yolks one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in flour mixture. Chill dough for 3 to 4 hours. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Combine pecans and cinnamon and roll in balls in mixture. Place on a lightly greased or non-stick baking sheet about 2-inches apart. Press down with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake in 375 °F (190 °C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Store in airtight container.


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