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Vanilla Almond Crescents  Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elisabeth Coco
Added: Sunday, March 13, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
c sugar
2 c sifted flour
1 c ground almonds
1 tsp vanilla extract
tsp almond extract
tsp salt
Powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar with mixer till light and fluffy. Beat in cup flour at a time. Add almonds, extracts and salt, continuing to beat till mixture becomes slightly stiff dough. Shape dough into a ball, cover with plastic wrap or waxed paper and refrigerate approx. 1 hr. Preheat oven to 350 Lightly butter two cookie sheets. Pinch off walnut-sized pieces of dough & form into 2-inch strips. Shape into crescent, arrange on sheet inch apart. Bake 15-20 minutes or till light brown. Remove from oven, allow to cool on sheet about 5 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack & dust with powdered sugar. Allow cooling before handling.

 

 

 

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