Formed Cookies Almond Crescent by Sue Freeman

posted by Sue Freeman 05-22-98 4:34 AM

Almond Crescent Cookie
Categories: Cookies
Yield: 36 cookies

-BUTTER! Spread, Unsalted or
-Regular, softened
1 c Confectioners sugar, divided
1 ts Almond extract
2 c All purpose flour
1 c Finely chopped almonds

In a large bowl, beat I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S NOT BUTTER! with 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add almond extract. Sift flour and gradually add to mixture. Add almonds and mix together until a dough forms.

Shape dough into a ball,seal in plastic wrap and refrigerate
at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 350'F. Divide dough into 8 pieces.

Lightly flour hands and work surface. Share each piece into a 1/2" thick roll. Cut each roll into 2" pieces. Arrange on ungreased cookie sheets and shape each into a crescent, tapering the ends by gently pinching them.

Bake 18-20 minutes or until very lightly brown.Cool cookies; dust with sifted remaining sugar.Store in airtight container.

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