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


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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

How to Make Almond Crescent Cookies


  • 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 @

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About Almond Crescent Cookies

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

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