Mother's Moon Cookies


My mother used to make these cookies all the time and my family absolutely loves them.

1 dozen plus


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Sift together flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and salt. Stir in condensed milk, vanilla and soft butter. Blend well and fold in chopped nuts. Chill well.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line cookie sheets with foil.

  3. Roll the dough pencil thin and form in crescent shape. Arrange cookies on the cookie sheet.

  4. Bake on top rack of the oven for 12 minutes until set, do not brown. Let the cookies cool on pan. While still warm roll the cookies in leftover powdered sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
15g Fat
24g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.