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Mom's Favorite Almond Crescents

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Almonds; ground
  • 1 c Butter; NO substitutes
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Lemon zest
  • 1/4 ts Vanilla extract; OR almond
  • 1 1/2 c All-purpose flour; sifted
  • 1 ds Salt
  • Confectioner's sugar


Cream butter and sugar until very light and fluffy. Blend in extracts. Mix
in flour, salt and almonds. Chill thoroughly. Roll pieces of dough into
rolls about 21/" to 3" long and 1/2" thick. Form into crescents. Bake on
ungreased cookie sheet 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees F until light brown.
While warm, roll crescents in confectioners' sugar. Cool on racks and store
in a tightly sealed container.

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