Almond crescents | How to make Almond crescents
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About Almond crescents Recipe
These gorgeous crescent cookie or the Vanillekipferl (or simply kipferls!) are cookies that originated in Vienna , Austria and are traditionally made during christmas in Germany and other european countries. The name Vanillekipferl (pronounced VAN-el-eu-KIP-fuhl) means “vanilla crescent” or “vanilla moon.”One story is that their shape was meant to resemble the Turkish crescent moon, to celebrate one of the victories of the Hungarian army over the Turkish army. Whatever maybe the history behind the name, these crescents are quick to make and absolutely melt in the mouth !
Ingredients to make Almond crescents
- 40 grams or 1/4 cup ground or whole
- 50 grams or 1/4 cup powdered
- 56 grams or 1/4 cup unsalted , at room temperature
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 65 grams or 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon
- 1-2 tablespoons icing to dust.
How to make Almond crescents
My Tip:These can be stored in an airtight container for upto a month. The recipe can be doubled or tripled. You can use any ground nuts like hazelnuts.