Nut Drop Cookies

Oxmoor House
3 dozen


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1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 egg yolks
1 tablespoon ice water
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pecan halves


Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and water, beating until well blended.

Combine flour and salt in a small mixing bowl. Add to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in vanilla.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Place a pecan half in center of each cookie; press down slightly. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010