Almond Crescents

Almond Crescents

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

Prep Time

1:25

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Total Time

1:25

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Makes

5

dozen

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
  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.
Makes 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Use ground pecans or walnuts for the almonds.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 30mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.