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Walnut Crescent Cookies

Walnut Crescent Cookies
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  • 60 ServingsServings


  • 2-1/3 cups Flour
  • 3/4 cup ground California walnuts
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup icing sugar 250
  • 1 tsp vanilla 5
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed 250
  • 1/4 cup melted butter 50
  • 1/3 cup vanilla sugar



1 In food processor pulse together flour, walnuts, salt, cinnamon and icing sugar to combine. Pulse in vanilla and eggs.

2 Add butter and pulse to form a dough, about 30 seconds. Shape dough into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least one hour and up to two days.

3 Preheat oven to 325°F. Form chilled dough into little finger shaped cookies, about 1-1/4-inch in length.

4 Shape into crescents and place on parchment lined cookie trays 1-inch apart.

5 Bake in preheated oven 10 to 12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Brush warm baked cookies with melted butter and roll in vanilla sugar.

6 Cool cookies completely on wire rack.

Source: California Walnut Board