Heavenly Delights

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. orange or lemon extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Sifted powdered sugar

Cream butter and shortening;  gradually add 2/3 cup sugar and flavorings, beating until light and fluffy.  Gradually add flour;  beat well.  Stir in chopped pecans.

Shape into 1 inch balls.  Place on ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.  Note:  Watch them closely or the bottoms will over brown.

Remove immediately from cookie sheets and roll in powdered sugar.  Cool and roll again in powdered sugar.

Yield:  About 3 1/2 dozen

This is one of Mom's favorites.