German vanilla crescent cookies

German vanilla crescent cookies

Today we offer you to prepare amazingly delicious and extraordinarily crumbly homemade german vanilla crescent cookies. It will be a decoration of the festive table and a wonderful treat at a family tea party.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 15 minutes
Dough Cooling 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine German
Servings 7 people
Calories 481 kcal


  • 1 cellophane bag
  • 1 food processor
  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 baking paper
  • 1 baking sheet


  • 100 g almond flour
  • 280 g wheat flour
  • 90 g sugar
  • 2 pcs egg yolk
  • 200 g butter cold
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 drop vanilla extract


  • Prepare the necessary ingredients.
    Ingredients for german vanilla crescent cookies
  • Put all the ingredients into the food processor bowl and blend until smooth. It took us about two minutes and resulted in a homogeneous dough that does not stick to the hands. If you don’t have a food processor, you can simply mix everything and rub it with your hands.
    100 g almond flour, 280 g wheat flour, 90 g sugar, 2 pcs egg, 200 g butter, 1 pinch salt, 1 drop vanilla extract
    Butter, almond flour, wheat flour, egg, sugar, salt
  • Wrap the resulting dough in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Roll the dough into ‘ropes’ about 1.5-2 cm thick. Cut each rope into pieces about 4-5 cm long.
    Formed cookie dough
  • Then form a crescent from each piece.
    Blanks for cookies
  • Roll each crescent in powdered sugar.
    Sugar powder
  • And a mixture of sugar and cinnamon (optional).
    Sugar and cinnamon
  • Lay the crescents on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake the cookies at 160℃ for about 10-12 minutes in convection mode.
    German vanilla crescent cookies on the baking sheet
  • When the cookies are golden brown, remove them from the oven. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar on top (while the cookies are hot). Let the cookies cool down, do not remove them while they are hot.
    Cookies sprinkled with powdered sugar
  • When the cookies have cooled, they can be removed from the baking sheet and beautifully arranged on a plate to serve with tea. Store these cookies in a cool place in an airtight container for no more than a week. Enjoy your meal!
    German vanilla crescent cookies


Calories: 481kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 7gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 240mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 716IUCalcium: 43mgIron: 2mg




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