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Almond Crescents

Almond Crescents
  • Prep 1 hr 25 min
  • Total 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!
Updated December 10, 2019

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • Use ground pecans or walnuts for the almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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