Pecan Fingers


1 stick butter, softened

2 tbsp powdered sugar

pinch of salt

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 tsp water

1 cup flour

1 cup roughly chopped toasted pecans

powdered sugar for rolling


Pulse nuts in either a food process or a high speed blender until very finely ground. Remove and set aside.

Cream the butter until light and fluffy and then add the 2 tbsp powdered sugar, vanilla and water. Blend until smooth.

Add the finely ground pecans, flour and salt to the butter and mix until combined. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.

Roll small balls of dough into finger-like shapes and place on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 90 minutes.

Let cookies cool briefly before rolling in powdered sugar.


3 hours