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Almond Crescents III

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Crescent shaped cookie with one half dipped in chocolate."
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Ingredients

servings 63 cals
Original recipe yields 72 servings (5 - 6 dozen)

Directions

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  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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 63 calories; 4.6 g fat; 5 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 9 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

the kids love helping with all cookies... the fun with these was dipping the cookies we also rolled them in finely chopped nuts mmmm

Most helpful critical review

I'm not sure what I did wrong but my cookies were awful. They tasted liked shortening and nothing else. :(

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the kids love helping with all cookies... the fun with these was dipping the cookies we also rolled them in finely chopped nuts mmmm

Great Recipe. I substituted 1 tsp. almond extract for more almond flavor and kept only 1 tsp. vanilla extract. - Excellent :)

Excellent cookies, very easy to make. As suggested before, I used a tsp. vanilla, and a tsp. almond extract. I will definitely make these again!

this cookie was great...i wasn't too sure with all the shortening vs. butter...but it did turn out very well...I went ahead and added almond flavoring instead of vanilla for that added almond fl...

I'm not sure what I did wrong but my cookies were awful. They tasted liked shortening and nothing else. :(

So DELICIOUS!!! These cookies are rich and delicate. Just what I was wanting! I used half butter and half butter flavored shortening - worked wonderfully and the flavor is incredible. I also...

This cookie is a hit! It looks great! I rolled out a real long strip and then cut it into uniform strips 3 inches each. In order to make an exact curl for each cookie, I curled them against a ...