Prep 15 m
Chill 60 - 120 m
Bake 20 m


  1. 1 of 1 In a bowl, beat 2 sticks (1 cup) softened unsalted butter and 1 cup confectioners' sugar until smooth and creamy. Add 2 tsp vanilla extract. On low speed, beat in 2 cups all-purpose flour and 1 cup finely ground pecans. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours, until firm. Pinch off pieces of dough in rounded teaspoonfuls. Roll into logs, taper ends and bend into crescents. Place on 2 ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325 degrees for 19 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove cookies to a wire rack. Sprinkle on a heavy layer of confectioners' sugar. Cool completely. Sprinkle again with confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Information for Meltaways
Servings Per Recipe:
Per Serving: 5 g Fat, total, 7 g carb., 0 g fiber, 1 g pro., 73 kcal cal., 1 mg sodium, 3 g sugar