CITRUS SCENTED CRESCENTS

 

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Ingredients

  • Dough:
  • 250 g flour
  • 125 g butter (at room temp.)
  • 125 g powdered sugar
  • 10 g vanilla sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 yolk
  • 1 orange (only zest)
  • 1/2 lemon (only zest)
  • a pinch of salt
  • decoration:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • sliced almonds

Directions

  • Cream the butter, powdered sugar and vanilla sugar with an electric mixer.
  • Add the egg, the yolk the vanilla extract and the finely grated orange and lemon zests and mix shortly.
  • Mix in the flour, whisked or sifted together with salt, and form the dough.
  • Divide it in two parts, form two discs, cover them with plastic wrap and cool in the fridge for 1/2 an hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to 5 mm thick and cut with a crescent shaped cookie cutter.
  • Place them on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. Mix the egg yolk with a TBsp of water and brush the cookies. Decorate them with sliced almonds
  • and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden.
  • Let them cool on a cooling rack.

Notes

Categories: Cookies 

Website Credit: http://dajana-bakerscorner.blogspot.com/2010/01/peek-boo-i-can-see-you.html

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