Dipped Vanilla Crescents

Dipped Vanilla Crescents

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 2 1/2 dozen


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tbs cornstarch
  • 2 squares (1 ounce each) semi sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp shortening


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, almonds, sugar and vanilla; add flour and cornstarch. Roll into 1 inch balls; shape into crescents and place on greased baking sheets.
  2. Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks. Melt chocolate and shortening in microwave or double boiler; stir until smooth.
  3. Dip one end of each crescent into chocolate; cool on waxed paper. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to firm the chocolate.
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