In a large bowl place flour, sugar and salt.
Add the butter softned and vanilla.
Start mixing with a wooden spoon until dough starts to form
Add chopped nuts and continue to mix
At this point I use my hands and make sure all nuts are well mixed into the dough.
Take a small portion at a time and roll it in your hands, just like making meatballs.
Place them on ungreased cookie sheet.
Preheat oven at 325F and bake for about 25 - 30 minutes or until light brown
Cool and sprinkle them with confectionate sugar.