Pecan Crescents

Pecan Crescents Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

christi rodgers

By
@crodgers

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
5 doz.
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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

Printable Recipe Card

About Pecan Crescents

Course/Dish: Cookies




Leave a Comment

17 Snickerdoodle Recipes That Are Cinnamon-sugar Perfection

17 Snickerdoodle Recipes That Are Cinnamon-Sugar Perfection

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s something so magical about the cinnamon sugar perfection of a snickerdoodle cookie. These soft, melt-in-your-mouth sweets are one of our absolute favorites desserts - so we decided to find...

Simple Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

Simple Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew

One of the highlights of the holiday season, for me, is making Christmas cookies. It reminds me of being a kid in the kitchen with my mother. Every year I...

18 Best Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

18 Best Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Don’t be that person who shows up to the Christmas cookie exchange with store-bought cookies. Even if you put them on a plate, people know! There’s just that special something...