Glazed Almond Crescents
|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|
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.