Almond Crescents III

Crescent shaped cookie with one half dipped in chocolate.

Almond Crescents III

Category: Dessert

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INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup ground blanched almonds
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Mix together shortening and confectioner's sugar and water.Stir in flour, salt, vanilla and almonds.Mix well.
  2. Form dough with hands into 3 inch lengths about pencil thin.
  3. Bake on ungreased sheet in a preheated 300 degrees F oven (150 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
  4. While cookies cool, melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl in the microwave. When cookies are completely cool, dip one half in melted chocolate.