Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

simple little crescent cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soften the yeast in warm water.
  2. Stir in the 1 tsp.
  3. sugar.
  4. Let stand in warm place until bubbly.
  5. This will take about four minutes.
  6. Cut the butter into the flour with a pastry blender.
  7. Stir in the yeast mixture and the egg yolks.
  8. Shape dough into a ball.
  9. Let rest about 30 minutes.
  10. Beat the egg white until stiff.
  11. Beat in the remaining sugar to make a thick meringue.
  12. Fold in the nuts.
  13. Set aside.
  14. Roll dough into a 16 inch circle and cut into 16 wedges.
  15. Spread meringue onto the dough.
  16. Roll each wedge from wide end to the tip.
  17. Place onto a greased baking sheet.
  18. Bake 350 degrees for 20 minutes, until golden.
  19. Make a glaze with the vanilla, powdered sugar and the tablespoon of milk.
  20. Frost each cookie.
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