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Pecan Crescents

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Crispy and crunchy, are the delicious Pecan Crescents. This is a great mid-day pick-me-up snack. The flavor comes together really nicely, with a combination of chocolate, vanilla and the pecans. Try it out, I'm sure you too will enjoy it!
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Semi-sweet chocolate morsels 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Pecans 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) Combine the butter, shortening, and vanilla and cream well.
2) Sift together the flour and sugar, and stir into the creamed mix.
3) Add in the remaining ingredients and blend well.
4) Shape the dough into 1 1/2 inch-long, pencil-thick lengths.
5) Shape into crescents.
6) Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet, and place in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.

SERVING
7) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5799 Calories from Fat 3908

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 453 g697%

Saturated Fat 123.8 g619.1%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 17.8 mg0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 422 g140.7%

Dietary Fiber 31.7 g126.8%

Sugars 189.8 g

Protein 50 g100.3%

Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 4.8%

Calcium 23.6% Iron 101.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pecan Crescents Recipe