In a medium bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and flour.
Place into a 1-quart canning jar.
Put the chopped pecans on top. Seal well.
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Heat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup shortening and 1/4 cup
butter or margarine. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Add the
entire contents of the jar and mix well. Roll dough into 1-inch
balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to
25 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool, and roll in confectioners'