Maple Pecan Butter Cresent Cookies

Laura Spencer-Whitacre Recipe

By Laura Spencer-Whitacre fuddnbubbles

These have been a family favorite for many years, they will melt in your mouth. change the flavor by using a different extract, I love them with almond extract also. enjoy. xoxo


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Serves:
makes about 4 dozen
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Ingredients

1 c
butter, room temperature
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1/2 c
sugar
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
maple extract/flavoring
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
pecans, finely minced (process is fine)
powdered sugar for dusting
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375*
Cream butter with sugar until fluffy.
Beat in Maple flavoring.
2
Stir in the flour and salt until dough is smooth..Then stir in pecans.
Chill for 30 minutes
3
Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, then roll out to make an oval shape which can be turned into a cresent shape.
4
Place on ungreased cookie sheets and bake in a 375* oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are firm but not browned.
Remove from oven and dust with powdered sugar while still warm. great with a nice cup of tea. xoxoxo

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #maple, #nuts, #pecans, #yum