1 c. butter
1/2 c. sugar (white)
2 tsp. water
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 c. chopped pecans
Cream 1 cup butter and 1/2 cup sugar. Add 2 teaspoons water and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Add 2 cups sifted flour and 1 cup chopped pecans.
Chill 3-4 hours. Form balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 325 degrees for about 20 minutes. Cool slightly then roll in powdered sugar if desired.