This recipe is from the 1996 Dole-Clinton presidential campaign.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 tablespoon cold water
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups chopped pecans
- 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).
Beat butter or margarine and sugar until creamy. Beat in water and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in chopped pecans.
With floured hands, roll 2 teaspoons dough for each cookie into an oblong shape. Press slight indentation down the center of each cookie with a knife.
Bake on greased baking sheets for 45 minutes. Roll in confectioners' sugar while still warm.