Formed Cookies Swiss Hazelnut Crescents

Posted by: Schmitty 08-10-99 3:34 PM

Swiss Hazelnut Crescents

1 cup margarine or butter
1/2 cup Karo light or dark corn syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups unsifted flour
1 1/2 cups ground hazelnuts or walnuts

Cinnamon coating

cup confectioners' sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon

In large bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat margarine until softened.

Slowly beat in corn syrup and vanilla.

Stir in flour and nuts.

Chill 1 hour.

Prepare cinnamon coating: Mix sugar and ground cinnamon together in a shallow bowl and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350.

Shape dough by rounded teaspoonsful into 2 inch long rolls.

Roll in cinnamon coating.

Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet forming crescents.

Bake in 350 degree oven 15 to 18 minutes or until bottoms are slightly browned.

Remove from cookie sheet; roll gently in Cinnamon coating and cool on rack.

Makes about 4 dozen.

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