Crescent butter biscuits

Crescent butter biscuits


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About this recipe: These delicious Christmas biscuits are perfect anytime of the year. Almond-enriched biscuits are rolled in vanilla sugar and served. Enjoy with a big mug of tea.


Makes: 100 crescent biscuits

  • For the biscuits
  • 300g plain flour
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 150g ground almonds
  • 250g butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • For rolling
  • vanilla sugar, as needed

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

  1. Combine the flour, caster sugar and almonds. Rub in butter, then add egg yolks and work into a smooth dough. Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  3. Roll biscuit dough into snakes. Cut into 5cm lengths and shape each length into a crescent. Place on a baking tray lined with parchment.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden.
  5. Immediately roll the crescents in vanilla sugar whilst hot. Set aside to cool.


Crescent butter biscuits
Crescent butter biscuits

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Delish! - 14 Dec 2010

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