- In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and egg. Mix until well blended.
- Slowly add flour and salt and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Roll one inch pieces of dough into balls and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass dipped in flour. Press a pecan into top of dough.
- Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly colored