Chocolate Dipped Butter Walnut Crescents
|Unsalted butter||8 Tablespoon (1 Stick, At Room Temperature)|
|Confectioners sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Finely ground walnuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Firmly Packed)|
|Unbleached all-purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Bittersweet chocolate||3 Ounce|
Preheat your oven to 350Â°F.in a medium-size bowl, cream the butter until light and fluffy.
Stir in the confectioners' sugar.
Add the vanilla and walnuts and mix well.
Sift the flour and salt into the first mixture and stir until smooth.
Lightly flour a cookie sheet.
Scoop up enough dough to form a 1 inch ball.
Roll each ball between your palms into a 3 inch cylinder, form it into a cres cent, and place it on the cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Transfer the cookie sheet to the middle of your preheated oven and bake until the edges of the crescents are golden brown, about 13 to 15 minutes.
Remove the pan from the oven and transfer the cookies to a rack to cool.
Melt the chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat or in the top of a double boiler.
Let it cool slightly, and then dip one end of the cooled crescent in the chocolate.
Place the cookies on wax paper to harden.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2218 Calories from Fat 1254
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 145 g222.4%
Saturated Fat 78.9 g394.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 258 mg86%
Sodium 995.3 mg41.5%
Total Carbohydrates 222 g73.9%
Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43%
Sugars 106.2 g
Protein 23 g46.6%
Vitamin A 60.1% Vitamin C 0.68%
Calcium 10.8% Iron 54.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet