Crescent Cookies

6
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

A buttery cookie with chopped walnuts that my friend Gen gave me many, many, years ago.

It is a family favorite, and easy to make anytime you want a little something homemade to go with a cup of coffee, or tea, or a glass of cold milk.



Photos are my own.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 3 dozen cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    butter, softened
  • 5 Tbsp
    sugar
  • ·
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    walnuts, chopped fine
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Crescent Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Mix butter and sugar together in medium bowl. To that, add vanilla and 1 tblsp. water.
  3. In another bowl, sift flour, and salt together. Now add flour mixture to creamed mixture. If the dough is too dry, add more water, 1 tsp. at a time until it is just mixed (not wet). Add nuts and mix well.
  4. Take a small amount of dough, and make a 1/2 moon shape cookie. Bake 20 minutes. Cool completely and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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About Crescent Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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