Georgia Pecan Balls

  • From Georgia Pecan Commission
  • Yields 3 dozen


    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Generous pinch of salt
    • 1 cup Georgia pecans, finely chopped
    • 1 one-pound box 10X confectioners sugar


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Combine all ingredients except confectioners sugar.

Mix with hands and roll into bite-size balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes.

Remove from pan and roll each ball in confectioners sugar.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer.