Kelly made these easy cookies that are like shortbread.
3/4 butter at room temperature
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
Powdered sugar for dusting
Preheat 325 F
Lightly grease cooking sheet
In large bowl using a mixer or spoon:
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy
Add vanilla, salt, flour and nuts and Mix well.
Roll dough in 3/4 inch balls between palms.
Place on the cookie sheet spacing each ball 1 1/2 inch apart
Bake 15-18 mins.
Dust with powder sugar
You can see the show demo video on Regis and Kelly's Recipe page, just find it in the video box, "Kelly and the Kids Bake" (6:42) from one of the PJ Christmas Show.