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These are quite remarkable...I have an oven that's on its' last legs and had to monitor the temperature and timing but these turned out wonderfully! I will be gifting them tomorrow! Thank you for sharing!

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Pseudobritchick December 22, 2011

I usually cut this recipe in half, since it is just me and my husband. I also substitute hazelnuts for the pecans. (My husband doesn't like the tast of pecans.) I also use a cookie dough scoop and make balls rather than the crescents. I am Mexican-American and live on the border, and I have seen these cookies made both ways, balls and crescents. I don't think it takes away from the cookie, and it is much quicker than crescents. Thanks seahorse73 for taking the time to post this recipe:)

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Valley Book Girl December 18, 2008

These are melt in your mouth good. Very delicate and tender. I made them for a cookie and candy tray. I used a tablespoon sized ice cream scoop to dip the dough and half I made into crescent shapes and the other half I left rounded. Some of the crescents broke when I was sugaring them but that's how I know they are so good. Excellent and easy recipe. Thank you.

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Danzy November 22, 2014

Great cookies! These are so easy. I coated them with powdered sugar twice - once when still slightly warm and once when completely cooled. Great results. Thank you!

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LifeIsGood May 11, 2014

Yum! These were a wonderful addition to our Holiday Cookie trays and a favorite for our kiddos. Made a double batch exactly as written. I found that it worked best to coat them in powdered sugar twice - one time after they were warm to the touch and again once they had cooled - to give them maximum powdered fluffiness! Thanks so much for sharing this great recipe!

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Girle December 17, 2010

Excellent, I've made these several times with other receipes, but this is by far the best. The low and slow baking time makes a big difference in how they stay together and don't crumble when dipping them in powdered sugar. I love them-bet you can't eat just one!

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Linda109 December 16, 2010

I'm getting ready to make these again....and realized I didn't rate them the first time. Absolutely delicious. The grand kids liked them as well as the grownups did. The few that I kept for us here at home stayed moist and fresh, unlike the store-bought kind that get dry and crumbly.
Anyway, I'm making some for our Thanksgiving and wanted to rate them (although late). Donna

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donnie27 November 20, 2010

Fantastic recipe. I love these cookies and will make them again. Only problem is I ate too many.

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Bondem777 January 01, 2010

I'm happy to add my voice to the chorus of enthusiasm for these cookies! Made 'em with pecans and they really were meltingly good and quick to disappear. I also made balls rather than crescents, only because it was easier in a very busy baking day. Thanks seahorse73 and Paula Deen. This one is a keeper!

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East Wind Goddess January 01, 2010

These are melt in your mouth good! I remember not liking these at all as a child, but now I think they are delicious!

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nmj December 14, 2009
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