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Snowy Vanilla Pecan Crescents

Happy Healthy Holidays!

Powdered sugar makes these Snowy Vanilla Pecan Crescents tender not crunchy. Rolled oats and pecans add a delicious nutty flavor.

Snowy Vanilla Pecan Crescents

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup powdered sugar, divided
2 sticks fat reduced margarine, suitable for baking (must have 60-70 percent fat)
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

In a large bowl, cream half of the sugar into the margarine, then add the salt and vanilla extract, blending well. Next add the flour, oats, and nuts, and blend thoroughly.

Place dough by the tablespoonful on ungreased cookie sheet. Shape into crescents. Bake for 15 minutes or until bottoms are light honey-golden. Remove to wire rack and sift remaining powdered sugar generously over warm crescents.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 36 servings
Yield: 1 cookie
Calories: 75; Sodium: 50mg; Cholesterol: 0mg; Fat: 4g; Carbohydrate: 9g

Exchanges: 1 Bread, 1 Fat

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