Good grief, I’ve got writer’s block. Perhaps it’s because I’m sitting in front of the tv watching a football game that I care nothing about or because my son is sitting here next to me goofing off. He’s pushing our Golden Retriever into me…Ok, we’re done. I just got his knee into my left eyebrow. My son’s, not the dog’s. Ouch! Ok, that’ll teach me to wrestle with a 14 year old who’s an inch taller than me.
In a food processor, finely ground the pecans.
Add confectioners’ sugar and mix completely.
Add the butter and shortening to the flour in small pieces.
Using your hands, mix together the butter, shortening, flour, salt until it comes together into a coarse meal.
Add the egg, and again working with your hands, blend it in.
Place onto cookie sheet about 1-inch apart.
Bake for 15 minutes or until slightly golden.
Sift additional confectioners sugar over the tops of the cookies.