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crescent cookies
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Crescent Cookie Recipe

A surprisingly lower sugar cookie made with simple ingredients.
Course Dessert
Cuisine German
Prep Time 2 hours 3 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 4 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 127kcal
Author Jennifer Lynn-Pullman

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. butter
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups ground pecans
  • 5 Tb. sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tb. water
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add vanilla and salt, blend well.
  • Beat in flour in 3-4 batches.
  • Mix in water and pecans.
  • Take about 1 tablespoon of dough and roll is a ball or crescent shape and place on a cookie sheet. (If shaping dough into balls press dough flat with the back of a fork)
  • Place cookie sheet into the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, or until cookies are slightly brown.
  • Roll each cookie into confectioners sugar while still warm.
  • Place cookie onto a cooling rack and cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.1g | Protein: 1.2g | Fat: 7.8g | Saturated Fat: 4.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 20.3mg | Sodium: 85.3mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 5.1g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg