Hazelnut Crescents
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 cup ground unblanched hazelnuts
  • 1 teas vanilla or cinnamon extract (she used vanilla)
  • 2-1/4 cups sifted flour
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix in the nuts and add the flavoring.
  3. Sift flour with the salt and gradually sift back into the butter mixture, beating well between additions until dough is smooth enough to roll.
  4. Break off pieces of dough (about a rounded teaspoon) and press into crescent shapes about 3-inches long.
  5. Arrange on a buttered cookie sheet and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes.
  6. Cool on racks.
Recipe by Cooking With Mama at http://cooking-with-mama.com/2012/12/14/hazelnut-crescents/