Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 50 mins

My Mom always made these at Christmas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In food processor, process almonds until finely ground in an on off motion.
  2. Remove almonds from the work bowl.
  3. Cut butter in 6 pieces and place butter in the work bowl and process for 10 seconds.
  4. Add the sugar and process until light and creamy; add vanilla, salt and flour and process until combined.
  5. Add nuts and process only until combined.
  6. Place in a bowl and chill for 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F degrees Shape a tablespoon of dough into 1/2-inch thick sticks.
  8. Bend each stick into a crescent shape.
  9. Place on a greased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
  10. Bake 15-20 minutes until cookies are dry but not brown.
  11. Cool slightly.
  12. Roll in powdered sugar.
Most Helpful

Delicious! Don't have a food processer but they were easy to do by hand. Followed recipe exactly with great results and good eating.

Terrilynn December 28, 2002