Easy Almond Meltaways

Easy Almond Meltaways

These crescent-shaped cookies flavored with almond can be prepared using just five ingredients. A generous layer of confectioner's sugar adds sweetness to this recipe.

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Recipe from Family Circle
YIELD
3 dozen crescents
PREP TIME
10 mins

Easy Almond Meltaways

These crescent-shaped cookies flavored with almond can be prepared using just five ingredients. A generous layer of confectioner's sugar adds sweetness to this recipe.

Recipe from Family Circle
Recipe from Family Circle
Easy Almond Meltaways
YIELD
3 dozen crescents
PREP TIME
10 mins
by 1  person
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add a comment

Related Categories:

Christmas, Cookies, Desserts
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1   cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon almond extract
  • 1   cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup finely ground blanched slivered almonds
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Directions
1. 
Beat together butter and 1/2 cup of the confectioners' sugar in bowl until smooth and creamy. Beat in almond extract. On low speed, beat in flour and nuts. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, 2 hours.
2. 
Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Pinch off pieces of dough in heaping teaspoonfuls. Roll into logs. Taper ends; bend into crescents. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
3. 
Bake in 325 degrees F oven for 16 to 18 minutes, until lightly browned.
4. 
Remove cookies to wire rack. While warm, dust with a generous layer of remaining confectioners' sugar. Cool completely. Sprinkle again with any remaining confectioners' sugar.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 61, Fat, total (g) 4, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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