Vanilla crescent cookies

Vanilla crescent cookies

Today we share a recipe for tender and crumbly vanilla crescent cookies. This treat will be appreciated by everyone — both kids and adults. It will especially appeal to those who like pastries with a nutty flavor and aroma.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine German
Servings 4 people
Calories 377 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 rolling pin optionally a chopper or coffee grinder
  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 baking paper


  • 100 g butter room temperature
  • 30 g sugar
  • 1 g salt
  • 125 g flour
  • 50 g walnut
  • 1 g vanillin
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar for dusting the cookies


  • Prepare the necessary ingredients.
    Prepare the necessary ingredients.
  • Dry the walnuts slightly in a dry pan.
    50 g walnut
    Nuts are dried in a frying pan
  • Then chop the nuts into fine crumbs. This can be done with a rolling pin, chopper, or coffee grinder.
    Chop the nuts
  • Cream the soft butter (room temperature) with sugar and a pinch of salt.
    100 g butter, 30 g sugar, 1 g salt
    Butter, sugar, a pinch of salt
  • Add the chopped nuts, flour, and vanillin. No leavening agent is used in this recipe.
    125 g flour, 1 g vanillin
    Mix nuts, flour, vanilla
  • Knead the soft dough, gather it into a ball, and refrigerate for 1.5 – 2 hours.
    Knead the soft dough
  • After the specified time, start shaping the cookies. For this, pinch off a piece of the chilled dough, roll it into a long rope. Cut it into pieces (about 7 cm long) and shape into a crescent.
    Forming cookies
  • Lay out all the blanks on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
    Cookie blanks
  • Bake the cookies in a preheated 180°C (356°F) oven for about 7—9 minutes. The cookies bake very quickly, so it is not recommended to leave them unattended.
    Cookies after baking
  • While still hot, roll the cookies in powdered sugar. The cookies turn out to be very crumbly, with a light nutty flavor. Enjoy your meal!
    2 tbsp powdered sugar
    Roll in powdered sugar


Calories: 377kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 5gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 259mgPotassium: 95mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 627IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 2mg




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