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Sand Tarts

  • Category: Dessert
  • Submitted By: Big Joe and Mama
  • Town/State: Sonora, CA
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 20 minutes

These cookies are easy to make and yummy-great with a hot cup of coffee. They are known by many names such as Melt-A-Ways and Mexican Wedding Cookies among others. The secret is the pecans!!!

Amount Measure Ingredients
2   sticks of butter or margarine
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbsp water
2 tsp vanilla
2 cup flour
1 cup finely chopped pecans

To prepare:

Beat together first 2 ingredients. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Roll in ball about the size of a walnut. Place on greased cookie sheet. Press down lightly with bottom of glass. Bake 20 minutes at 300. Roll in powdered sugar while hot and again when cool.