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Cinnamon-Nut Crescents

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Ingredients
  Yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Softened butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 3 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar icing 4 Tablespoon
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 400° F.

MAKING
2) Take 1 cup warm water and dissolve yeast in it.
3) Take a mixing bowl and combine salt, 1/4 cup sugar, half the flour and shortening in it.
4) Add the yeast mixture to it and beat thoroughly for about 2 minutes.
5) Add egg and mix nicely.
6) Add remaining flour gradually and beat until smooth.
7) Cover dough with a damp cloth and refrigerate until ready to use. Keep punching dough occasionally.
8) Divide the dough into thirds.
9) Roll out each piece into a 12 inch circle on a lightly floured board.
10) Spread with butter.
11) Take a bowl and mix remaining sugar with cinnamon. Sprinkle the mixture over circles.
12) Cut each circle into 8 wedges.
13) Stretch the wide end and roll up.
14) Place on greased cookie sheets and let rise for 1 hour.
15) Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes,
16) Allow to cool completely.

SERVING
17) Frost with sugar icing and sprinkle with nuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Cinnamon
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
24

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