Main Street Manor's Christmas Crescent Cookies

These crescent cookies are a Christmas classic recipe that has been adapted from Women's Day, December 1963 issue.

Photography By Glenn Race | December 01, 2014


Preheat oven to 375°. Cream butter and ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Form crescent shapes by rolling small pieces of dough, about ½ inch by 1 inch. Bake on parchment paper for about 15 minutes. While still warm, roll in confectioners’ sugar and set aside to cool.

Makes about 6 dozen cookies

Adapted from Woman’s Day, December 1963 issue

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