"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
2 sticks margarine 1 c powdered sugar 1 c pecans sliced (almonds or walnuts) 2 c flour 1 tbsp vanilla 1 tbsp water
Melt margarine in a sauce pan. Remove from stove. Cool slightly. Add water, vanilla, powdered sugar. Stir. Add flour stir and add pecans. Place on ungreased baking sheets in tablespoon mounds. Shape into crescent. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes until slightly brown on bottom.
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