Mexican Wedding Crescents

116 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies (32 g) each
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4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies (32 g) each

Adding PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese to this versatile cookie dough makes it super easy to work with.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, butter and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add flour, cinnamon and baking soda; mix until well blended. Beat in nuts. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into crescent shapes; place, 1 inch apart, on baking sheets.
  • Bake 20 min. Cool on baking sheets 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool 15 min. Coat with remaining sugar.

How to Soften Cream Cheese

Place unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. or until slightly softened.

Special Extra

Melt 2 squares Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate; drizzle over cooled sugar-dusted cookies. Let stand until chocolate is firm.


  • 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies (32 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 cookies (32 g) each
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 115mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %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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