Chocolate Chestnut or Hazelnut Cresent Cookies

Chocolate Chestnut Or Hazelnut Cresent Cookies Recipe

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Eddie Szczerba


Another favorite at our house during the holidays!

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30 if you only have one!
30 Min
20 Min


1 c
roasted chestnuts( can be found in a jar at the grocery store) or 1 cup of hazelnuts
1/2 c
1 pinch
kosher salt
2 Tbsp
dark rum
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1/4 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
clove, ground
1/4 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
2 pkg
ready made pie crusts
1 large
egg beaten
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Chocolate Chestnut or Hazelnut Cresent Cookies


  • 1Using your food proscessor blend together the nuts,sugar,rum,coco,and spices until it is just smooth,then pulse in the chocolate chips.Scrape down any big pieces into the mix and pulse until incorporated.
    Line your cookie sheet pan with parchment paper.
    Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  • 2Using a three inch round cookie cutter or a glass,cut the room temperature pie crusts into 30 rounds.
    Brush each round with the egg,and then fill each with one teaspoon of the filling.
    Fold over to make a crescent and pinch them closed with your fingers or use the tines of a fork if you wish.
  • 3Arrange the cookies two inches apart and bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
    Let cool for 20 minutes,dust with confectioners sugar and enjoy!!! :)

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About Chocolate Chestnut or Hazelnut Cresent Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids