4 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla
4 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
6 ounces pecans, ground fine
1/4 cup super fine sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat butter with the 1 cup sugar and the egg in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
Beat in vanilla.
Stir in flour and nuts, blending well to make a stiff dough.
Gather dough into a ball.
Roll dough one-quarter at a time to a thickness slightly more than 1/4inch on a lightly floured surface with lightly floured rolling pin. Cut rounds with a cookie cutter.
Place dough, 1 inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheets. Repeat with remaining dough.
Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes or until bottoms of cookies are lightly browned.
Roll warm cookies in 1/4 super fine sugar.
Place cookies on wire racks to cool completely.
Store in airtight container and enjoy!