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Italian Almond Crescent Cookies

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“Yum! Yum! Just like when I was a child when my dad took me to the Italian neighborhood to buy these delicious Sicilian cookies.”
1hr 15mins
36 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cream together butter and 2/3 cup powdered sugar until fluffy.
  4. Beat in extracts then add chopped almonds.
  5. Stir in flour and beat until well mixed.
  6. Chill for 30 minutes.
  7. Divide dough in 1/2 and roll each half into a log 1" thick in diameter.
  8. Cut each log into 3/4" pieces and roll each piece into a cylinder 2" long.
  9. Place 1-2" apart on prepared baking sheet and form into crescents with your fingers.
  10. Bake 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned.
  11. Let cool.
  12. Fill a small bowl with sifted powdered sugar and roll cooled cookies into it coating well.

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