Pecan Crescent Cookies

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<p>1 cup butter at room temperature</p>

<p>1/2 cup confectioner&rsquo;s sugar</p>

<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract</p>

<p>1 cup pecans or walnuts, finely chopped</p>

<p>1&nbsp;cup all-purpose flour</p>

<p>Extra confectioner&rsquo;s sugar for coating cookie<br />
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Beat confectioner&rsquo;s sugar, butter and vanilla with electric mixer in a large bowl until fluffy. Add nuts and mix well until blended. Gradually, beat in flour until well blended. Wrap dough and chill for at least 2 hours.<br />
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Heat oven to 325 degrees. On a lightly floured board, roll each piece into 1 1/2&nbsp;inch thick rope and cut into 1&oacute; inch length. Bend into crescent shapes and taper end.</p>

<p>Place on ungreased cookie sheets about an inch apart. Bake 12 to 15 minutes until light golden. While warm, roll in confectioner&rsquo;s sugar and cool on racks.</p>

<p>Makes about 100 cookies.</p>

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