Preheat oven to 325 degrees. (After dough has refrigerated 2 hours)
Beat the shortening, sugar, vanilla and almond extracts in large bowl on high speed until light and fluffy. Add the flour, salt and pecans and mix well. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Shape the dough into 1 1 1/2 inc balls, making approximately 36 balls. Place the balls 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies are slightly browned. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar and let the cook on wire racks.
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