Sunday, December 20, 2009

Angel Wing Cookies

These are usually called "Viennese Crescents" or "Mexican Wedding Cookies.."
We decided to name them "Angel Wing Cookies"
My Angel making cookies....
I make these Cookies every Christmas!

Enjoy this recipe:

1/2 cup Confectioner's Sugar
2 cup flour
1 cup butter (softened)
1 cup blanched slivered almonds (chop finely or ground them)
2 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp salt

Heat oven to 325. Grease cookie sheets.
In large bowl mix by hand all ingredients.
Shape into "angel wings" (crescents).
Bake 15 minutes

Cool cookies completely, then sprinkle with confectioner's sugar

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