This cookie has a wonderful, light buttery flavor and they melt in your mouth. I always include them in my Christmas baskets.
unsalted butter, softened
buttermilk baking mix
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar til fluffy. Add egg, baking mix and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
Drop dough by teaspoonful, 3 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. these cookies spread so make sure to leave space. Put a pecan half in center of each cookie and press down.
BAke 8 or 9 minutes until edges start to crisp. You might need to rotate the pan to brown evenly. Watch them carefully in the last minute. It is easy to over cook them. Immediately transfer to wire rack to cool.