Pecan Balls: Polvorones De Nuez

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Ana María Flores Sánchez

These are Great Grandma’s Pecan Balls:



  • 1 C. plus 2 tsp. flour
  • 1/2 C. plus 2 tsp. butter
  • 1/4 C. plus 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. ground pecans
  • 1/2 C. chopped pecans



  • 1/2 C. powdered sugar



Mix first four ingredients together, form this mixture into small balls (approx. 1″) and roll in chopped pecans. Bake in a 175°C oven for approximately 15 minutes.

Remove from oven and roll in powdered sugar.

Published or Updated on: January 1, 2002 by Ana María Flores Sánchez © 2008


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