Many Eastern European countries have versions of this cookie, but this is the favorite of Yugoslavia-born Denise Hale, a great friend of Jeremiah’s, who commissions them for her ranch weekends. You can substitute hazelnuts or walnuts for the pecans or use a mixture of all three.
Put the pecans and
Put the butter and the remaining
Add the vanilla extract. Combine the flour and salt and stir into the butter mixture.
Add the reserved nuts.
Form the dough into
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