• In large bowl, beat together butter and the granulated sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add 2 teaspoons water and vanilla extract; beat until combined. On low speed, beat in the flour just until combined and all ingredients are evenly moistened.

  • Fold in nuts. Form into disk; cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll dough into balls, using 1 level tablespoon for each. Place on ungreased baking sheets, spacing about 1 inch apart.

  • Bake in 350 degree F oven for 20 minutes or until lightly golden. Let cookies cool slightly on wire rack. Dust with remaining confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; 8 g total fat; 14 mg cholesterol; 11 mg sodium. 8 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein;