"These buttery cookies are shaped like little crescents. You can use different kinds of nuts or add spices to your sugar for variety." — Deana
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2 1/2 cups
sifted all-purpose flour
There are certain foods that bring back wonderful childhood memories and these certainly do just that. My Austrian grandmother, "Oma", made these for us every Christmas. I have continued with the tradition and can't imagine a Christmas without them. The only change I make is that once the cookies are out of the oven, I dip them into granulated sugar as opposed to confectioners. Confectioners sugar tends to yellow and eventually disappears into the cookie. Try these, they're wonderful. Thanks Deana!
I never got it into a dough. Something is missing from the recipe.
cookies turned out delicious, but not due to the recipe...dough was not the correct texture to roll, so I had to form them into crecents in my hand, also, a few inconsistencies ie:margerine vs butter. I always use butter, and they were yummy, just not a recipe for a novice baker to use.
Very nice and very easy cookie to make. I had to add a little more water then mentioned. Next time I will make a double batch. This is the first time in my life that I baked and they turned out great. I used oil to make the dough easier to roll.
These turned out GREAT! I did substitute walnuts for pecans and I used 2 cups flour and 1 and a half cups nuts. I thought handling them would make them tough, but they are crisp and light and delicious!
Like others, I had hard time rolling them out so I just shaped them in my hands and instead of adding just one type of nuts, I added almonds and walnuts as well with a pinch of salt. My husband brought these to his office and they were all asking for more. His parents made a special request to me tonight: they are having a guest over and they'd like me to bake me these cookies.
I too found it hard to roll these into shape, so I just shaped them by hand. The kids had fun helping with this part. These are so delicious and will be making these at the holidays.
Very good. I made some with pecans and substituted pecans for walnuts in the rest, and both were very good.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/40 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 40
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 60
Serve a taste of tradition with these light, buttery cookies.
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