Braden Family Cookbook

Chuck Braden

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PECAN BALLS                                                 Faucette family
1 c shelled pecans
2 tbs. sugar
˝ c butter (or oleo)
1 tsp. vanilla (or 2 tsp. bourbon)
1 c sifted flour
Dash salt
Confectioners’ sugar 

Mix nuts, sugar, butter, vanilla, flour, and salt in a bowl. Work mix together thoroughly with your own little hands until it holds together nicely.  Pinch off bits of dough and roll into balls about the size of a large whole walnut. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for about 20 minutes in a 375-degree oven.  While still quite warm roll in confectioners’ sugar until  well coated. Makes 18‑20 balls.