Cocoa-Pecan Crescents

Recipe by Barenakedchef
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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
YIELD: 42 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, with electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, blending well.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Cover; refrigerate dough 1 hour, or until firm enough to handle.
  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • For each cookie, shape scant 1 tablespoon dough into log about 2 ½ inches long; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Shape each log into crescent shape, tapering ends.
  • Bake 13-15 minutes, or until set.
  • Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  • Cool completely.
  • Roll in confectioner’s sugar.
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