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Honey-Pecan Crescents


4 ounces unsalted butter, softened to room temperature

3 tablespoons honey

1 cup all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 cup toasted pecans, finely chopped

1 cup powdered sugar


  1. Mix butter and honey together in electric mixer using paddle attachment.
  2. Add flour, salt, vanilla, and pecans; mix to combine.
  3. Chill dough (covered) for at least 1−2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  5. Scoop small balls of dough onto nonstick cookie sheet; space 1−2 inches apart. Shape balls into crescents.
  6. Bake 35 minutes until lightly browned. Let cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar while still warm.
  7. Allow to cool fully, then re-roll in powdered sugar.
Note: The honey pecan cookie dough can be done a week in advance of baking, kept in the fridge.
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