Pecan Crescents

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Total Time
30 mins
12 mins

Another one of my absolute favorite cookies from my Grandmother. These are wonderfully buttery and flaky, melting in your mouth. Lovely with tea.

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  1. Cream butter and sugar in large bowl.
  2. Add vanilla and blend well.
  3. Add sifted flour and mix thoroughly.
  4. Add finely ground pecans and blend.
  5. Shape into crescents (use 1 tsp full) and place on greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake in 350-degree F oven for about 12 minutes.
  7. Roll in confectioners' sugar while still warm. I use a ziplock bag for this - Put a bit of 10x sugar in bag, place in cookie and gently toss. These cookies break and crumble fairly easily, so very gently coat!
  8. Enjoy! These freeze very well. Just remove from freezer well ahead of serving time and allow to defrost at room temperature.