Crispy Pecan Sticks

Southern Living
Makes 3 dozen


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1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon ice water
Powdered sugar


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating well.

Combine flour and salt; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in pecans, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon ice water.

Shape dough into 4-inch sticks. Place sticks on lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned. Roll in powdered sugar. Store in airtight container 2 weeks, or freeze 2 months.

Created date

December 2001