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Almond Crescents

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Ingredients
  Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg white 1 , lightly beaten
  Finely chopped blanched almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Red currant jelly 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Cream the butter till light and fluffy.
Gradually beat in the icing sugar and add the vanilla and almond extract.
Sift together the flour and cream of tartar.
Work into the creamed mixture along with the nuts.
Sprinkle the water on the dough and, using your hands, blend the ingredients together to form a smooth dough.
Shape the dough into crescents, about 1 1/2 tsp for each.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 300 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from the pan, and while still warm sprinkle with or roll in the 1/2 cup sifted icing sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2669 Calories from Fat 1656

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 183 g281.6%

Saturated Fat 65.6 g328.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 429.1 mg143%

Sodium 106.5 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.7%

Dietary Fiber 20.5 g82.1%

Sugars 93.2 g

Protein 60 g119%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 58.7% Iron 69.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Crescents Recipe