Pecan Crescents Recipe


Health IndexAverageServings3


 Pie crust mix11 Ounce (1 Packet Or 2 Sticks)
 Confectioners sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ground pecans1 Cup (16 tbs), or very finely chopped
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Confectioners sugar2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1030 Calories from Fat 531

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g94.8%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g55.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.5 mg

Sodium 806.3 mg33.6%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.6%

Sugars 50.2 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0.7%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 19.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat oven to 350°.
Mix pie crust mix (dry), 1 cup confectioners' sugar and the pecans.
Stir in egg and vanilla; gather dough into ball.
Turn dough onto lightly floured cloth-covered board; knead until smooth.
Shape into 3/4 inch balls.
Shape balls into crescents on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake until light brown, 10 to 15 minutes.
While warm, roll in confectioners' sugar.
Roll in sugar again.
Wrap, label and freeze.
20 minutes before serving, remove Pecan Crescents from freezer and unwrap.
Place on serving plate; thaw uncovered at room temperature