35 min

    These German Christmas biscuits are simple to make and taste fantastic. A buttery almond biscuit dough is formed into crescents, baked and then tossed in vanilla sugar.

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    Makes: 3 dozen

    • 250g plain flour
    • 5 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 100g ground almonds
    • 225g unsalted butter
    • 1/2 whole vanilla bean
    • vanilla sugar, to coat

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
    2. Mix dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry blender, then quickly knead into a dough.
    3. Shape dough into logs and cut off 1.25cm pieces. Shape each piece into a crescent and place on a baking parchment lined tray.
    4. Bake approximately 8 to 10 minutes. Cool 1 minute and carefully roll in vanilla sugar.

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    i dont like it my self but it went down a treat!!!!  -  28 Nov 2012


    Deeeeee-lish!  -  22 Nov 2011


    Absolutely delicious, I always make double portion  -  02 Jan 2016

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