1 cup butter
1 / 2 cup powdered sugar
Tsp salt 1 / 4
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1 / 4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 / 3 cup confectioners’ sugar for garnish
1 / 4 cup finely peppermint canes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Beat butter with 1 / 2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla. Combine flour, nuts and salt. Roll about 1 tablespoon or two of dough into balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes. Do not let cookies get too brown. It is best to cook them in overcooking. While cookies are still warm roll in powdered sugar. When they have cooled roll in confectioners. Sugar again Variation: add finely chopped candy canes with confectioners’ sugar used for the final dusting.