150 g toasted pecan
350 g all purpose flour
230 g butter, room temperature
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
150 g powdered sugar
1 egg, large
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


1.Chop finely the pecans, without reducing them to a paste, and set aside.
2. In a bowl sift the flour, baking powder and add the salt. With the electric whisk, beat the butter with the sugar, until the mixture becomes light and frothy. Add the egg, the vanilla and beat again.
3.Now add the flour, a little at a time and half of the chopped pecans. Knead until the mixture is uniform, wrap it in plastic wrap and let it rest in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
4.ake little pieces from the dough, rolls about 5 cm long logs and pass them in the remaining chopped walnuts. Place them well-spaced on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
5.Bake in hot oven at 180 ° C for about 15 minutes, until lightly golden. Leave to cool on a wire rack and store for 3-4 days in an airtight box.

Pecan logs are very fragrant and buttery biscuits, with a crumbly and sandy consistency, ideal for accompanying tea or for breakfast.

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