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Pecan Dreams Cookie Recipe (Pecan Crescents)

Yields24 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time17 minsTotal Time27 mins

Pecan dreams on a golden plate on a wooden table with pine tree branches and christmas lights in the background

 ½ tsp salt
 10 tbsp softened butter
 1 cup chopped pecans (heaping cup)
 2 tsp vanilla extract
 1 cup flour
  cup powdered sugar
 3 cups more powdered sugar for dipping

Preheat oven to 325°F and place a sheet of parchment paper on a cookie sheet.


In a large bowl, cream butter and gradually add the 2/3 cup of powdered sugar and salt until light and fluffy.


Stir in the pecans and vanilla. Gradually add the flour, and mix well.


Drop dough by the rounded teaspoon onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 17-20 minutes. Do not brown.


Let cookies cool for 1 to 2 minutes, then roll the cookies in a shallow bowl of powdered sugar. Then, repeat for an additional coating.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie

Servings 24