Almond Crescent Cookies

Jane Kaylie


Almond crescents are a very basic tea cookie recipe. They’re very buttery with a pronounced almond flavor. Matched with a cup of Earl Grey or Almond Rocker...

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Makes 2½ dozen cookies.
15 Min
20 Min


1 c
of butter, room temperature
2/3 c
of sugar
1 tsp
of vanilla extract
1 tsp
of almond extract
2 1/2 c
of flour
1 c
of almond flour (can substitute ground almonds*)
1/4 c
of powdered sugar for sprinkling


1Cream the butter and the sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the extracts and mix.
2Add the flour and almond flour. Mix thoroughly. Take generous tablespoons of the dough (it will be slightly crumbly) and roll it into a small ball, about an inch in diameter, and then shape into a crescent shape.
3Place onto parchment paper and bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until a light golden brown. Dust with powdered sugar.
4For added decadence let the cookies cool and dip one end of them into some melted chocolate, then let the chocolate harden.
5Enjoy the full recipe with details @

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tag: Quick & Easy