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.
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