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Cocoa-Walnut Crescents

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About 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies each

Classic walnut crescent cookies get a chocolate makeover when cocoa is added to the dough. Drizzled with a powdered sugar glaze, they’re ideal for holiday gift-giving.

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  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add cocoa, vanilla and salt; mix well. Gradually add flour, beating until well blended after each addition. Stir in 1 cup finely chopped walnuts. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into crescent shapes, tapering ends. Place, 2 inches apart, on lightly greased baking sheets.
  • Bake 15 to 18 min. or until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets to wire racks; cool completely. Drizzle evenly with the Powdered Sugar Glaze; sprinkle with the 1/2 cup chopped walnuts. Let stand until glaze is firm.

Special Equipment Needed


Prepare as directed, substituting PLANTERS Pecans for the walnuts.


  • About 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size About 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies each
Calories 190
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 75mg
Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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