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Ingredients:
1 cup margarine, softened
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup white sugar
1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. salt
2 cups finely chopped pecans (more powdery)
whole peans to put on top
*white sugar when rolling the dough into balls
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
1. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, vegetable oil, 1 cup white sugar and confectioners’ sugar until smooth.
2. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
3. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
4. Stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the chopped pecans.
5. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll each ball in white sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Press a whole pecan on top of each cookie.
6.Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

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