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Powdered Sugar Bites

powdered sugar bites
  • (1 1/2 cups) pecans
  • (1 1/2 cups plus 3 Tbsp.) confectioners' sugar, sifted and divided
  • (2 3/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • (1/4 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1 cup) butter, softened
  • (3/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • (1 large) egg
  • (1 tsp.) vanilla extract

Powdered Sugar Bites

Bite sized cookies made with ground pecans that are rolled in powrussdered sugar.

Preparation Time
About 30 minutes
Cook Time
About 15 minutes


  1. 1Place pecans and 3 Tbsp. confectioners' sugar in a food processor. Pulse until fine. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, salt and ground pecans, set aside.

  2. 2In a large bowl, use an electric mixer on medium to beat together butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Continue to beat on low while adding flour mixture, beat until combined.

  3. 3Preheat oven to 350°F. Measure out 1 tsp. dough for each cookie and form into balls. Place on baking sheet 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake 13-15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

  4. 4When cool, roll cookies in 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 60
  • Total Fat 3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 7 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 8 mg
  • Sodium 30 mg
  • Fiber 0 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.