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This recipe for Almond Crescent Cookies, by Diane McElmury, is from The McElmury Family Cookbook ,
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1 cup butter 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup chopped almonds
Beat butter until creamy and add sugar. Add almond extract and dry ingredients. Mix well. Shape dough in the form of crescents, or half moons. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 325 for 20 minutes. While warm, roll in powdered sugar.
These cookies are made for every Christmas Holiday.
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