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almond crescents

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Recipe by
Denise Dragonetti
Hopewell Junction, NY

This was my husbands favorite cookie. His aunt gave me this recipe and she used to make these around the holidays and give tins of them to all of us.

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method Bake

Ingredients For almond crescents

  • 10 oz
    almonds,finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    granulated or confectioner's sugar

How To Make almond crescents

  • 1
    Measure 1-2/3 cups of almonds grind fine in blender. Finely chop remaining almonds and reserve. Mix flour, sugar and 1-2/3 cups of ground almonds. With fingers work in butter and vanilla until mixture cleans bowl. chill about 1 hour. Roll dough into balls about 1 1/4 inches in diameter then into rolls 3 1/2 inches long and form into crescents. Press top into remaining chopped almonds. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in 350øF oven for 12-15 minutes until lightly brown. Cool on pan about 10 minutes. While still warm roll in powdered sugar or granulated sugar.

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