Makes about 60 1 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 pund pecan halves, or whole almonds shredded coconut Pre-heat oven to 325 F. Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Sift flour with salt and add to butter mixture; blend.
Shape dough around each nut to form a 1-inch diameter ball. Roll in coconut. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 20 minutes. Cool and store in loosely covered can. Note: Recipe donated by “NancKopf.”