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Cinnamon Nut Crescents

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Ingredients
  Yeast 1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Sifted flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted
  Egg 1
  Softened butter 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 3 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar icing 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water; add 1/4 cup sugar, salt, shortening and half the flour.
Beat thoroughly for 2 minutes; add egg, mixing well.
Beat in remaining flour gradually until smooth.
Cover with damp cloth; refrigerate until ready for use.
Punch dough down occasionally.
Divide dough into thirds.
Roll each piece into a 12-inch circle on lightly floured board.
Spread with butter.
Mix remaining sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over circles.
Cut each circle into 8 wedges.
Stretch wide end; roll up.
Place on greased cookie sheets; let rise for about 1 hour.
Bake in 400-degree oven for about 20 minutes.
Cool.
Frost with powdered sugar icing; sprinkle with nuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut

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