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Sand Cookies

" everyone will remember you with these melt in your mouth "sand" cookies"


4 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
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!

Nutritional Information Per Serving

no nutrition information available