Crescent Cookies

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These buttery cookies are shaped like little crescents. You can use different kinds of nuts or add spices to your sugar for variety.

2
2
Servings:
40
Yield:
30 to 40

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and chopped pecans. Stir in the margarine and vanilla until a dough forms. Knead by hand for a few turns.

  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into triangles, and roll from the square end up to the point. Bend into a crescent shape, place on an unprepared cookie sheet, and bake for 15 to 18 minutes. Dust with confectioners' sugar for decoration.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

94 Calories
7g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 40
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.