These crescent-shaped cookies flavored with almond can be prepared using just five ingredients. A generous layer of confectioner's sugar adds sweetness to this recipe.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
chill:
2 hrs
bake:
18 mins at 325°
Yield:
3 dozen crescents
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat together butter and 1/2 cup of the confectioners' sugar in bowl until smooth and creamy. Beat in almond extract. On low speed, beat in flour and nuts. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, 2 hours.

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  • Heat oven to 325°F. Pinch off pieces of dough in heaping teaspoonfuls. Roll into logs. Taper ends; bend into crescents. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

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  • Bake in 325°F oven for 16 to 18 minutes, until lightly browned.

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  • Remove cookies to wire rack. While warm, dust with a generous layer of remaining confectioners' sugar. Cool completely. Sprinkle again with any remaining confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

61 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 6g.

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