Vanilla Crescent Christmas Cookies

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Vanilla Crescent Christmas Cookies

This vanilla crescent cookie just melts in your mouth and is my favourite Christmas cookie.




Recipe makes about 80 cookies


300 g. of pastry flour
80 g.  caster sugar
2 Tbsp. vanilla infused sugar
A pinch of salt
60 g. ground almonds
In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients, flour, caster sugar, vanilla infused sugar, salt and ground almonds.
210 g softened butter Add the softened butter and mix well till dough holds together.
Heat oven to 175 C.
50 g icing sugar for work surface Sprinkle work surface with the icing sugar.
Roll out the dough, approximately 5 mm thick.
30 g softened butter to grease parchment paper With cookie cutter (about 3.5 cm in size) cut out cookies.  Cover the baking sheet with the greased parchment paper and place cookies about 2 cm apart. 2 baking sheets are required for this quantity of cookie dough.
Bake at 175 C for about 12 to 15 minutes. – cookies will be evenly golden.
Preparation / 20 min
oven temperature 175°C / 12 to 15 min
Remove from oven and cool on rack.  While still hot, cookies will be very delicate and crumbly.
3 Tbsp. vanilla infused sugar
3 Tbsp. icing sugar
Blend both sugars and with a sieve sprinkle the sugars on crescent cookies
Cookies keep well in cellophane bags or in a tin box.


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