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Hungarian Walnut Crescents (Worms) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Hand
Added: Saturday, December 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 c. ground walnuts
1 c. butter
flour
sugar
3/4 tsp vanilla
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1. Using food processor or stand mixer, mix first 5 ingredients like piecrust. Mix until dough just starts to form a ball.
2. Turn out onto waxed paper and form into a ball. 3. Put dough in refrigerator and let stand overnight.
4. Preheat oven to 325 and let dough come to room temperature.
5. Form dough into crescent shape and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Dough does not spread, so put as many cookies as you an fit on each sheet.
6. Bake at 325 for 20 min. Remove when bottom starts to lightly brown. Cool for 5-10 min. and then roll in powdered sugar as first coat.
7. When cookies as completely cool, roll in powdered sugar as final coat. Store in airtight container. Cookies improve with age and will keep for 2 weeks

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
7 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes preparation plus 30 minutes baking and finishing
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Try to handle dough as little as possible to keep the cookies flaky and tender.

 

 

 

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