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Mexican Wedding Crescents

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4 doz. or 24 servings, two cookies (32 g) each

These Mexican Wedding Crescents are our easy take on Mexican wedding cookies. If you like nutty shortbread-style cookies, you'll surely like these!

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  • Preheat oven to 325ºF. Beat cream cheese, 1 cup of the powdered sugar, the butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add flour and baking soda; mix until well blended. Add pecans and cinnamon; mix well. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into crescent shapes; place, 1 inch apart, on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 20 min. Cool on baking sheets 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool 15 min. Dip each cookie into remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Drizzle with melted chocolate.

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Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.

How to Soften Cream Cheese

Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.


  • 4 doz. or 24 servings, two cookies (32 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 doz. or 24 servings, two cookies (32 g) each
Calories 190
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 105mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %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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