|1 cup butter||1 cup finely chopped almonds or pecans|
|1/2 cup confectioner's sugar plus 1 cup for dusting||1 tbsp vanilla extract|
|1/2 tsp salt||2 cups sifted all-purpose flour|
1. Cream butter in a mixing bowl.
2. Gradually add sugar (1/2 cup) and salt.
3. Continue creaming until light and fluffy.
4. Add nuts and vanilla extract. (This recipe calls for ground almonds or pecans, but some prefer walnuts or hazelnuts.)