Jane 10-02-99 5:29 AM
2 cups flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1 cup pecans
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg white
3/4 teaspoon Lime Oil
Preheat oven to 350° F. and grease cookie sheets.
Sift together flour, cornstarch and salt. In food processor, combine 1/4 cup sugar and pecans. Pulse until pecans are finely chopped.
In mixer cream butter, add 1/2 cup sugar and cream together until light. Add egg white and lime oil. Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Slowly add mixture with chopped pecans. Form dough into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheets, flatten to 1/4 inch.
Bake in preheated oven at 350°F 18 to 20 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets and dip in powdered sugar. Cool on racks, and roll in powdered sugar again to serve.
Note: Lime oil is available from Baker's Catalogue
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