Vienna Crescents

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 752
Yield: 4 dozen
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1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 1/4 cups ground almonds
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
powdered sugar for garnish


Cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add flour, 1/4 cup at a time. Add almonds, vanilla, and salt. Shape dough into balls, and wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate for one hour.

Take off 1-inch pieces of chilled dough, and roll on flat surface into a strip 1 inch wide and 1/2 inch thick. Shape into a crescent. Bake on lightly greased cookie sheets at 350° for 15–20 minutes. Cool on sheets a bit, then transfer to cooling racks. When completely cooled, dust with powdered sugar.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 752
Calories from Fat: 470

This Vienna Crescents recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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