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Martha Stewart's Almond Crescent Cookies

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Category: Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 2/3 c Sifted confectioners' sugar,
  • Plus more for rolling
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 ts Almond extract
  • 1 c Coarsely chopped almonds
  • 2 1/3 c Sifted all-purpose flour


1. Heat oven to 350 and line baking sheets with parchment paper. Cream
together butter and 2/3 cup sugar until fluffy. Beat in extracts, then add
almonds. Stir in flour and beat until well mixed.

2. Divide dough in half and roll each half into a log 1 inch in diameter.
Cut each log into 3/4-inch pieces, and roll each piece into a cylinder 2
inches long. Place cylinders 1 to 2 inches apart on baking sheets, and form
into crescents.

3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly golden. Let crescents cool,
then roll in additional sugar.

Makes 5 dozen crescents.

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