Viennese Crescents (almond Crescents) Recipe

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Viennese Crescents (almond crescents)

Grace Zelekovic

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@gray576

These cookies always remind me of Christmas because they were always a staple in our family's Christmas cookies :)


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Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

COOKIE DOUGH

2 c
all purpose flour, unsifted
1 c
butter or margarine softened (i always use butter)
1 c
ground, unblanched almonds
1/2 c
sifted confectioners sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
almond extract

VANILLA SUGAR

2 c
sifted confectioners sugar
1
vanilla bean

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl combine flour, butter, nuts, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, and extracts. Mix until thoroughly blended. Shape into a ball.
2
Refrigerate dough, covered, for at least an hour.
3
Meanwhile, make vanilla sugar. Place sugar in bowl or small container. With a sharp, pointed knife split the vanilla bean lengthwise. Scrape out seeds, mix seeds with sugar. Cut the pod into small pieces and mix with sugar.
4
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
5
Shape cookies into 1 inch balls. Then take each ball and roll in palms and shape into 3 inch crescents.
6
Place rolls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
7
Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until set but not brown. let them sit a minute before removing from sheets to cool.
8
Once cool to touch roll cookies in vanilla sugar

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Almond