Almond Crescent Cookies by Closet Cooking

Almond-y buttery crescent shaped shortbread cookies covered in snowy icing sugar.

Servings: makes 24 cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup icing/powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup almonds, coarsely chopped

  • Directions
  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Mix in the almond extract, salt followed by the flour and then the nuts.
  3. Shape 1 tablespoon of dough at a time into crescent moons and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet one inch apart from each other.
  4. Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until they just start to lightly brown, about 12-15 minutes.
  6. Sift the icing sugar over the still warm cookies.