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Doris' Pecan Powdered Sugar Drops

Doris' Pecan Powdered Sugar Drops

This traditional melt-in-your-mouth cookie is a favorite holiday treat.

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 10 min
Total Time
3 1/2 dozen (42


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, slightly softened

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup very finely chopped pecans

1/4 cup powdered sugar

2 teaspoons water

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350ºF.

  2. STEP 2

    Beat butter on medium speed in large bowl until creamy. Add flour, pecans, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, water and vanilla; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes or until very lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Roll in powdered sugar while warm and again when cool.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

80 Calories
6 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
35 Sodium (mg)
6 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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