Pecan Crescent Cookies

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Lady Behind The Curtain - Pecan Crescent Cookies

One of my families favorite holiday cookies.  Nothing fancy just buttery goodness.

Pecan Crescent Cookie Recipe (makes 3-1/3 doz)

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup ground pecans

2- 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

Mix butter until creamy, add the flour, nuts, 1/2 cup sugar, salt and extracts.  Mix until well combined.  Refrigerate covered 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Shape cookie dough into crescents.

Lady Behind The Curtain - Pecan Crescent Cookies

Lady Behind The Curtain - Pecan Crescent Cookies

Bake 12-15 minutes.  When cool enough to handle roll hot cookies in the remaining 2 cups confectioners’ sugar.  Cool on wire rack.  This is a LBC original!

Lady Behind The Curtain - Pecan Crescent Cookies

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Pecan Crescent Cookies — 4 Comments

  1. All the above look very nice and tasty but the pecan cresent cookies are calling my name. I remember a lady that used to make these when I was little and I still remember them today. So good Have a great holiday and thanks for the post andi

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