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Almond Crescents

 56 Ratings
13 Comments
  • Prep Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 60

A melt-in-your-mouth buttery cookie that's coated with powdered sugar and is made with a cookie mix. Check it out!

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1/2
cup cornstarch
1/2
cup ground blanched almonds
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
cup powdered sugar
Blue edible glitter, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, cornstarch, ground almonds and almond extract until dough forms.
  • 2 For each cookie; shape rounded teaspoon dough into 2 1/2-inch strip. Taper ends and form crescent shape on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar. Sprinkle with edible glitter.

Expert Tips

Use ground pecans or walnuts for the almonds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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