Crescent Cake Cookies

Crescent Cake Cookies

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"These are wonderful for full moon rites!"

Ingredients

servings 416 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 416 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 28.3 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 111 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Combine almonds, almond extract, flour, and sugar until thoroughly mixed. Work in butter and egg yolk with hands; until well blended. Chill the dough for one hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Pinch off pieces of dough about the size of your thumb and shape into crescents. Place on greased cookie sheets and bake for about 16 minutes.
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These were fantastic! Used 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract. Can't imagine flavor if only 3 drops. These were great, would make an awesome Christmas cookie.

This was a very tasty cookie. It's not too sweet unlike many cookies. I absolutely love this recipe and it will be a regular here in my abode. I used almond slivers instead of grated almonds. Tu...

Good to see another moon girl here. I like these rolled in powdered sugar!

I made this and they were really good, although the dough dosen't need to go to the fridge its stiff enough to mold and bake. It is great and healthy. Almost any sugar and lots of almonds thanks...

I added more extract than recommended and will add even more (1/2 ts) next time. Had some almond sliver left over from something else and they looked like a cup so I threw them in the food proce...

I've been making this cookie for years and years, usually at Christmas. Got the recipe many years ago from my sister-in-law who had a great sense of humor. Because of the shape she called thes...

Isn't this the same recipe in Cunningham's book, back in the recipe section? Curious to know if you came across a different one, though. Tried the recipe for a full moon rite and everyone loved ...

Yummy!! Made a large batch for a full moon ritual and was told not to show up without these! :) Definitely a keeper!

I used pecans because that's what I had and vanilla flavoring but followed the rest of the ingredients. I rolled them in confectioner's sugar after cooking. My family really loved these! Grea...