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Glazed Almond Crescents

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Granulated sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Ground almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (toasted)
  Chocolate glaze/Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 325°F Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl until creamy.
Mix in flour, cornstarch and vanilla.
Stir in almonds.
Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into crescents.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until light brown.
Cool 1 minute.
Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Drizzle with Chocolate Glaze, if desired.
Allow chocolate to set, then store cookies in airtight container or, before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2873 Calories from Fat 1804

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 205 g315.4%

Saturated Fat 117.1 g585.5%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 78.3 mg3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 232 g77.4%

Dietary Fiber 7 g27.8%

Sugars 75.4 g

Protein 27 g53.1%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.9% Iron 41.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Glazed Almond Crescents Recipe