INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons praline liqueur
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup pecan halves
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in vanilla and praline liqueur.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Shape dough into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Press a pecan half into center of each cookie. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.