- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar, plus more for rolling
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 cup coarsely chopped almonds
- 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
Cream together butter and 2/3 cup of sugar until fluffy. Beat in extracts, then add almonds. Stir in flour and beat til well mixed.
Divide dough in half and roll each half into log 1 inch thick in diameter. Cut each log into 3/4 inch pieces, and roll each piece into cylinder 2 in. long. Place 1 to 2 inches apart on baking sheets and form into crescents.
Bake 15-20 minutes or til lightly browned. Let cool then roll in sifted powdered sugar.
Shared on our forum by Monajean.
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