I've been making this cookie for years and years, usually at Christmas. Got the recipe many years ago from my sister-in-law who had a great sense of humor. Because of the shape she called these "dog doo" cookies and that's what they've been called in my home since then. I will make the crescent shape, but I also make them round, start with small balls of dough and then slightly flatten them with a fork. The powdered sugar has some deep ridges to stick to. Roll them in powdered sugar when they come out of the oven and then roll again if you want more sugar. I don't use almonds but use pecans instead. I don't grind them fine but I do "chop" them fine. You still get bits of pecan when you bite into the cookie. Overall a wonderful, rich cookie that's excellent with coffee.
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I've been making this cookie for years and years, usually at Christmas. Got the recipe many...