Almond Crescents

Makes ???


2 cups 500 mL butter
2 cup 500 mL icing sugar
2 2 eggs
2 tsp 10 mL vanilla extract
5 cups 1250 mLwhite flour
2 cups 500 mL almond flour


  1. Beat the butter and icing sugar until smooth.
  2. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  3. Separately, mix the white flour and almond flour.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
  5. Form the dough in crescents. Roll the dough into "snakes" the thickness of a pencil and cut them into slices 5 - 7 cm (2 - 3 in) long. Bend the snakes into a crescent shape and pu them on a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 325F (175C) for about 15 minutes. Remove the cookies when the edges just start to turn brown. Don't bake more than one sheet at a time or you will never be able to get the icing sugar on them all before they cool.
  7. Roll the cookies in icing sugar.


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