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Delightfully Delicious Sandies

Easy to make cookies for the holidays and anytime!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookies


  • mixing bowl, mixer, knife or mini chopper,cooling rack, cookie sheet
  • dinner plate or pie pan for powdered suger


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teas water
  • 2 teas vanilla
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans almonds can be substituted
  • 1/3 appx cup powdered sugar may need more or less


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Cream butter and sugar together
  • Add vanilla and water, mix well
  • Form the dough into a ball
  • Wrap in clear wrap and chill for over an hour
  • Shape chilled dough into small balls
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes
  • Cool slightly on cooling rack
  • Roll warm cookie in powdered sugar
  • Cool completely
  • Store in air tight container
Keyword cookies,easy to make, Christmas cookie, pecans, powdered sugar, holiday food, wedding cookies, Mexican cookies, snowball cookies