Pecan Crescent Cookies

1
Susann McCormick

By
@Susann

I remember every Christmas my mom making these cookies. These are a delicate cookie that are hard to resist.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 1/2 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar, plus more to dust cookies
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    butter flavored extract
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    pecans, in very small pieces

How to Make Pecan Crescent Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 270 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Using an electric mixer at low speed, cream the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the vanilla. At low speed gradually add the flour. Mix in the pecans with a spatula.
  3. With floured hands, take out about 1-tablespoon of dough and shape it into crescent. Place the cookies 1-inch apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes. Dust with additional confectioners’ sugar while still warm. Cool completely on wire racks and store in airtight containers.

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About Pecan Crescent Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cookie




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