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Walnut Crescent Cookies


Melt in your mouth walnut cookies perfect with a cup of tea

Rate this recipe 3.7/5 (105 Votes)


  • 1/2 lb butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • powdered sugar for dusting


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cream butter and sugar together.

Step 2

Add vanilla, nuts, and slowly work in flour.

Step 3

Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Step 4

Shape dough into small crescents, place on parchment lined baking sheet.

Step 5

Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees or until golden at edges.

Step 6

Roll cookies in powdered sugar while still warm to coat.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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