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maple pecan butter cresent cookies

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a recipe by
Laura Spencer-Whitacre
Fort Mohave, AZ

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

★★★★★ 1
serves makes about 4 dozen
prep time 45 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For maple pecan butter cresent cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
  • 1/2 tsp
    maple extract/flavoring
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    pecans, finely minced (process is fine)
  • powdered sugar for dusting

How To Make maple pecan butter cresent cookies

  • 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