1 cup walnuts, finely ground
1 cup soft butter
¾ cups granulated sugar
2½ cups sifted all purpose flour
1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 350°. With fingers, gently mix walnuts, butter, granulated sugar, and flour. Shape by teaspoonfuls into small crescents.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheet about 15 to 18 minutes until lightly browned. Cool slightly. While still warm, roll cookies in confectioners' sugar.
Makes 6 dozen.