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Mexican Wedding Crescents

Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
55
min.
Servings

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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Make It

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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.

Size Wise

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.

Servings

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

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 doz. or 24 servings, two cookies (32 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from I made these cookies for a cookie swap today. I made these cookies for a cookie swap today. They were fun to make and I like the way they taste. I will definately make them again. thanks you .I have never made a large amount of cookies before, the recipe was easy to folow.
Date published: 2006-11-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from These cookies were good, but not very sweet which may be a good thing for some people. These cookies were good, but not very sweet which may be a good thing for some people. I would definitely cut back on the cinnamon next time, and probably use milk chocolate instead of semi-sweet chocolate.
Date published: 2008-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made the cookies today but I used cashews and cinnamon sugar because that is what I had in the... I made the cookies today but I used cashews and cinnamon sugar because that is what I had in the cabinet and I think they tasted excellent I would make these again
Date published: 2007-12-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This recipe was so easy to make. This recipe was so easy to make. I love how the cream cheese made them so soft. Next time I would cut back the cinnamon slightly.
Date published: 2007-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I took out the nuts, since i can't eat them. I took out the nuts, since i can't eat them. Otherwise, IT IS so delicious!
Date published: 2011-12-03
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