2 1/4 C All-purpose flour
1 1/2 C Powdered sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Vanilla extract
Splash of water
3/4 C Pecans
1 C Butter, unsalted
Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and cream with an electric mixer on medium speed. You can also use your stand mixer with the paddle attachment as well
Add in the water and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
Then add flour and mix on low speed until flour is just mixed in, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl..
Add the chopped pecansp and gently stir to combine.
Chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours
Preheat oven to 325 ° F
Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough into your hand and roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet
Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
After baking, transfer to a wire rack and cool for 5-10 minutes.
Place the confectioners’ sugar in a shallow bowl or plastic bag. Roll each baked cookie ball in the powdered sugar while they are still a little warm. Then place them on a sheet of parchment paper .
Roll in the powdered sugar again for a second time after they have completely cooled to generous coat the outside of the cookies.