Butter Fingers



about 2 dozen

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup finely chopped pecans
3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
Sifted powdered sugar


Cut butter into 1/4 cup sugar and salt with a pastry blender; add vanilla and pecans, stirring well. Stir in flour. Mix well. (Dough will be crumbly.)

Shape into oblong fingers 2 1/2- x 1/2-inch. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes; remove from oven, and immediately roll each cookie in powdered sugar. Cool completely on wire racks.