Viennese Crescents

Eloise Platz, Mother of Mary Ann Naranjo

A Pineywoods Home Health Care, Inc.

1 cup ground walnuts or pecans
1 cup butter (must be butter)
3⁄4 cup sugar
2 1⁄2 cups flour
1 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients. Knead to a smooth dough and shape 1 tsp. of dough at a time into small crescents, about 1 1⁄2 inch long. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets in a moderate oven at 350 degrees until slightly browned; about 15-17 minutes. Cool 1 minute. While still warm, roll cookies in powdered sugar. Cool completely and roll in powdered sugar again. Makes about 70 cookies.

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