Pecan Crescent Cookies


submitted by nikki2076 {1 Recipe}

  • Prep Time:
    20 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    20 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    40 Mins
  • Level:
Pecan Crescent Cookies

Makes: 6 Dozen

Description: My favorite cookies! They are crunchy, sweet and oh so yummy!

1 cup  Butter, softened
2 cups  all-purpose flour
1/2 cup  sugar
1 tsp  vanilla extract
1 cup  finely chopped, pecans

Instructions: In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour. Stir in pecans.

Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 2-1/2-in. logs and shape into crescents. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 325 for 20-22 minutes or until set and bottoms are lightly browned. Let stand for 2-3 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving. Yield: 6 dozen.

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Author image by Luvzflowers | SPRING VALLEY, CA    
May 26, 2019

These are a huge hit when I make them.

Author image by Pegasus72 | PHILMONT, NY    
Sep 12, 2018

These remind me of Russian tea cakes

Author image by shovlin02 | WILKES BARRE, PA    
Feb 24, 2016

these look so yummy . gonna have to try these

Author image by Cherryboo65 | ASTORIA, NY    
Nov 15, 2014

I'm making these! I haven't had these since my kids were little. I'm going to substitute with gluten free flour! Can't wait!

Author image by LindsayS | SHALLOTTE, NC    
Jun 13, 2013

Yeah I personally have been making a version of this cookie for many years. This is a STUPID SIMPLE way to make them!!! You will NOT regret it!!! Ill take mine since its a 50 year old Polish recipe however I will be trying these!!! =)

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