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Aunt Gertrude's Sweetheart Crescents Recipe
|Flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Dry yeast envelope||1|
|Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sour cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pecans||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), ground|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5813 Calories from Fat 2676
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 307 g471.9%
Saturated Fat 68.5 g342.4%
Trans Fat 12.6 g
Cholesterol 674.9 mg225%
Sodium 3729.2 mg155.4%
Total Carbohydrates 619 g206.2%
Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.6%
Sugars 220.6 g
Protein 146 g292.7%
Vitamin A 195.5% Vitamin C 5.6%
Calcium 52.4% Iron 159.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cut in the margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Combine the egg yolks, sour cream and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla in a small bowl; mix until smooth.
Add the sour cream mixture to the flour mixture and stir to form a dough.
Beat the egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form; beat in the sugar and the remaining 1 tablespoon vanilla.
Fold in the pecans.
Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
Roll each portion into a circle.
Spread pecan filling evenly over each circle to within 1/2 inch of the edge.
Cut each circle into 8 wedges; roll up each wedge from the wide end.
Shape into crescents on a greased baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 5 to 10 minutes or until beginning to brown.