Pecan Balls

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Author Notes: My mom's pecan balls are simple and delicious, plus they make a ton, so you can give them to friends.Amy Stafford @ A Healthy Life For Me

Makes 36

  • 1 cup pecan chips
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups sifted all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar, for rolling balls
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line sheets with silicone baking pads or parchment
  2. Mix butter, salt, ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add pecans and sifted flour.
  3. Using the a small scooper make 1? balls, rolling to smooth, place on baking sheets with 2? in between. Bake 1 sheet at a time in upper third of oven for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Until bottom is lightly brown. Cool on racks.
  5. Store in an air tight container for 2 weeks or freeze for up to 1 month.

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