3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 cup powdered sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix together with a fork. Roll into small balls (about 1-inch across) and place on baking sheet.
Bake 13-15 minutes. Let cool and shake in a ziploc big filled with powdered sugar to coat, if using. Enjoy