1 c. butter
1/2 c. confectioners sugar
1 tbsp. water
2 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
1 c. chopped pecans

Cream butter. Blend with sugar. Add water and vanilla; mix well. Add flour and pecans. Chill 3 to 4 hours. Shape in balls or fingers. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in slow oven (300 to 325 degrees), about 25 minutes until delicately brown. Cool slightly, roll in powdered sugar. Makes 3 to 4 dozen.

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