Nusskipferl (Nut Crescents)

Recipe by truebrit
READY IN: 35mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix yeast, flour, butter, sour cream and egg yolks thoroughly until dough is formed.
  • Cover and let dough rest 1 hour.
  • For filling beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Fold in nuts, sugar, and vanilla.
  • Roll dough 1/8-inch thick.
  • Cut out rectangles about 2 X 3-inches.
  • Spread with 1 t of filling.
  • Roll up jelly roll fashion.
  • Place on greased baking sheets and curve to form crescents.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Cool on wire racks and store in airtight tins.