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Snow-Covered Crescents

From El Dorado, Arkansas, Dorothy Smith shares these tasty almond cookies coated in powdered sugar. "They're quick, easy and delicious," she assures.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Beat in extract. Combine flour, oats, almonds and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll level tablespoonfuls of dough into ropes. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets and curve into crescents. Bake at 325° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool; roll in additional confectioners' sugar.

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