Crescent Cookies

Peg Doolin

By
@pegvt

A coworker's family makes these for Christmas. They are delicate and delicious!


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Serves:

many

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 c
flour
1 lb
butter, room temperature
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
almond extract
1 c
walnuts, finely chopped
additional
powdered sugar for coating

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a hand mixer, cream butter and flour. Dough will be very dry.
2
Mix in powdered sugar, salt, baking powder, vanilla extract and almond extract until well combined. Stir in walnuts last.
3
Shape small pieces of dough into little crescent shapes using hands (or small balls). Place in rows on ungreased cookie sheets (parchment paper or silpat may be used). Cookies can be spaced fairly close together, they do not spread much.
4
Bake at 325 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until bottom of cookies are lightly browned. Let cookies cool completely. Toss gently with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #cookie