pinch ground cinnamon
8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick); softened
1/4 cup Sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup pecans (toasted); coarsely chopped
powdered sugar; for dusting
Cream Sugar, butter and vanilla together. Add Flour, cinnamon, salt and pecans to form a stiff dough. Turn dough onto a floured surface, form into an 8" log, wrap in wax paper and refrigerate 3 or more hours
Unwrap and slice dough into 3/8" rounds.
Place 2 rounds
Cool pans on wire rack. When cooled completely, dust cookies with powdered sugar.