Delicious vanilla crescent biscuits with almonds and powdered sugar

Delicious vanilla crescent biscuits with almonds and powdered sugar

These biscuits are delicious, melt-in-the-mouth crescent-shaped nut biscuits that simply belong at Christmas! Dusted with icing sugar, the wonderful vanilla dough moons decorate every Christmas table.

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  • 100 g ground almonds, hazelnuts or walnuts
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • 250 g flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 180 g powdered sugar
  • 230 g butter
  • 1 tbsp vanilla sugar


  1. Cut the vanilla pod and scrape out the pulp with a knife.
  2. Mix the flour, salt, powdered sugar, nuts and vanilla.
  3. Mix the dry mixture with softened butter and knead quickly into a dough.
  4. If the crumbs don’t stick together, Add 1-2 tablespoons of cold water to the dough.
  5. Roll the dough into a ball.
  6. Wrap it with cling film.
  7. Leave in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  8. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees.
  9. A baking tray with Lay out baking paper.
  10. Roll the chilled dough into a 12-15 mm thick roll.
  11. Cut into equal pieces of 3-4 cm in length.
  12. Roll each piece of dough into a roll too, making the ends slightly narrow.
  13. Shape the pieces of dough into crescents.
  14. Place the biscuits on a baking sheet.
  15. Bake the vanilla crescents in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes until light golden brown.
  16. Mix the powdered sugar and vanilla sugar.
  17. Sprinkle half the mixture over the hot biscuits .
  18. Cool the finished biscuits completely len.
  19. Vanillekipferl Sprinkle the remaining powdered sugar over the biscuits again and enjoy for Christmas.


  • hand mixer
  • bowl
  • knife
  • icing sugar shaker


Vanilla crescents can be stored in a cookie jar for up to 3 weeks. vanilla seeds can be replaced with 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.

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