Pecan Crescent Cookies

Susann McCormick


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

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2 1/2 dozen
10 Min
40 Min


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


1Preheat oven to 270 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2Using 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.
3With 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.
4Bake for 40 minutes. Dust with additional confectioners’ sugar while still warm. Cool completely on wire racks and store in airtight containers.

About this Recipe

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