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pecan crescents

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
christi rodgers
lumberton, TX

My sister in law gave me this. She made them at Christmas time. I love these.

★★★★★ 2
serves 5 doz.
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For pecan crescents

  • 1 c
    pecan halves, toasted
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    powder sugar, sifted
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour, sifted

How To Make pecan crescents

  • 1
    Pulse pecans in a food processor until they are coarse like sand.
  • 2
    Beat butter and 3/4c. powdered sugar at medium speed until creamy. Stir in vanilla and ground pecans. Gradually add flour, beating until a soft dough forms. Beat at low speed just until combined. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  • 3
    Divide dough into 5 portions: divide each portion into 12 pieces. Roll dough pieces into 2 inch logs, curving ends to form crescents. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees fir 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar. Cool completely

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