Total Time
1hr 8mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 8 mins

From 1999 Taste of Home Annual Recipes. Preparation time includes the 30 minutes chilling time to harden the chocolate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, ground almonds, sugar and vanilla.
  2. Add flour and cornstarch.
  3. Roll into 1-inch balls; shape into crescents.
  4. Place on greased baking sheets.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Melt semisweet chocolate and shortening in a microwave or double boiler; stir until smooth.
  8. Dip one end of each crescent into chocolate; cool on waxed paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to firm the chocolate.