Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Mom's Crescent Cookies

Mom's Crescent Cookies

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
20 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Vegetarian


1 cup butter
5 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla and water. Stir flour and salt into mixture.

  3. Add pecans and mix thoroughly.

  4. Using portions about the size of a small walnut, roll into crescent shaped cookies.

  5. Bake for about 20 minutes.

  6. While warm, roll in powdered sugar.


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