Pecan Crescents Recipe

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Pecan Crescents

christi rodgers


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

★★★★★ 2 votes
5 doz.
40 Min
10 Min


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


1Pulse pecans in a food processor until they are coarse like sand.
2Beat 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.
3Divide 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.
4Bake at 350 degrees fir 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar. Cool completely

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies