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2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons almond extract
2 cups pecans, finely chopped
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Add butter and almond extract, blending with a wooden spoon until soft and smooth. Add pecans and mix well. Shape into one inch balls. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 375o until firm and lightly browned on the bottom. Place on racks over waxed paper. While still warm, sift powdered sugar over the tops. Cool completely. Store in air-tight container in a cool place. Makes about 50 cookies.
The Amish Way cookbook, compiled by Adrienne Lund, published by Jupiter Press, copyright revised edition 1994. Adrienne Lund is the author-publisher of nine Amish cookbooks and a children's book about the Amish way of life. Her books are available in our gift shop and in our online store. Visit her website at amishwaycookbooks.com. Used by permission.
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