Almond Crescents III Recipe
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ¼ cup confectioners' sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon water
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup ground blanched almonds
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
step 1: Mix together shortening and confectioner's sugar and water. Stir in flour, salt, vanilla and almonds. Mix well.
step 2: Form dough with hands into 3 inch lengths about pencil thin.
step 3: Bake on ungreased sheet in a preheated 300 degrees F oven (150 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
step 4: While cookies cool, melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl in the microwave. When cookies are completely cool, dip one half in melted chocolate.