These balls are known to be Georgia O’Keeffe’s favorite, and now I know why! I can eat 6 at once!

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups finely chopped pecans
1 cup softened butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup honey
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
Powdered sugar for dusting
1. Preheat your oven to 300°F.
2. In a bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
3. In another bowl, cream together 1 cup of softened butter, 1/4 cup of honey, and 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract until well mixed.
4. Gradually add the dry flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
5. Stir in 2 cups of finely chopped pecans.
6. Shape the dough into small balls, about 1 inch in diameter, and place them on an ungreased baking sheet.
7. Bake for 40 minutes or until the cookies are just set and lightly golden.
8. Let the cookies cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool. Once cooled, dust the Pecan Butterballs with powdered sugar.

Enjoy your delicious Pecan Butterballs!
These delightful cookies make about 3 dozen, and they can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week. They also freeze well, allowing you to make a big batch and enjoy them whenever a craving strikes. Whether you choose to indulge in them yourself or share them with loved ones, these pecan butterballs are a true decadent delight that will surely leave a lasting impression.

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