Chocolate Chip Mexican Wedding Cakes

1 1/2 cups butter, softened
3/4 cup confectioner's sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 375'F. In large mixer bowl, cream butter, confectioner's sugar and salt. Beat in vanilla. Gradually beat in flour; stir in chips and pecans. Shape level tablespoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake in preheated 375'F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set and lightly browned. Remove from oven. Sift confectioner's sugar over hot cookieson baking sheets. Let stand for 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Sprinkle with additional confectioner's sugar if desired. Store in airtight containers.

Servings: 60

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