Mom's Almond Crescents

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Linda Smith
from Oelwein, IA

Mom made these every year in 1965 she gave the recipe to me, I have been making them ever since they are my favorites.

serves 40
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  •   1 c
    butter
  •   1/2 plus 1 c
    confectioner's sugar
  •   1 large
    egg yolk
  •   1 tsp
    vanilla
  •   1 tsp
    almond extract
  •   2 c
    flour
  •   1 c
    chipped almonds
  •  
    confectioners sugar
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cream butter and sugar Add egg yolk And flavorings blend well
  • 2
    Add flour gradially until moistened. Add nuts.
  • 3
    Form into crescents about 2 1/2 inches long.
  • 4
    Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until slightly brown.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with confectioners sugar while hot.

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