1/2 c sugar
1 c Soft butter
2 1/4 c Sifted All-purpose flour
1 t Vanilla
3/4 c Nuts, finely chopped Extra sifted confectioner`s Sugar for covering cookies
Mix the butter, confectioner`s sugar, and vanilla, thoroughly together. Sift and stir in the flour, and salt. Then mix in nuts. Chill dough. Roll into 1 inch balls. place on ungreased baking sheet (cookies do not spread). Bake until set, but not brown. While still warm, roll in confectioner`s sugar. Cool. Roll in sugar again. Temperature: 400F (mod hot oven). Time: Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Amount: About 4 dozen, 1 1/2 inch cookies. NOTE: When rolling dough into balls, use a light touch, and do not handle very long. The dough will get hard, and become almost rock-like after baking if you over-handle.