Crumbly powdered sugar coated cookies made with chopped pecans are often served at Southern weddings. This recipe, from Georgia home cook Tweet Moore, first appeared in our November 2013 issue with Wendell Brock's story Southern Belle.
- 16 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
- 6 tbsp. plus 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 3⁄4 cups flour
- 2 cups finely chopped pecans
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract