Vanille Kipferl

These are popular cookies around Christmas time in Austria!
Crescent cookies
Dreamstime
Ready in
1 h 30 m

These cookies originate from Vienna and are particularly popular around Christmas time.

They are said to have been created in the shape of the Turkish crescent moon symbolizing the celebration of the victory of the Hungarian army over the Turkish in one of the many wars between the nations - Wikipedia

30
Servings
114
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
60

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour, cubed
  • 1/3 Cup white sugar
  • 3/4 Cups ground almonds
  • 1 Cup unsalted butter
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 Cup castor sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean

Directions

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Line the baking sheets with parchment paper an dlightly grease.

In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, almonds, vanilla and salt.

Add the butter and knead the dough. form into a ball and cover. Refrigerate overnight.

Roll the dough into short 2-inch logs, shape the logs into crecsents and place on the baking sheet.

Bake for 8-10 minutes until slighly brown.

Blend the castor sugar and the vanilla bean.

While the cookies are still warm. Roll in the castor sugar.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
11%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Protein
1g
3%
Carbs
11g
4%
Vitamin A
52µg
6%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.8mg
4%
Vitamin K
0.6µg
0.7%
Calcium
10mg
1%
Fiber
0.5g
2.1%
Folate (food)
4µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
26µg
6%
Folic acid
13µg
N/A
Iron
0.5mg
2.7%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.6mg
2.9%
Phosphorus
22mg
3%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
29mg
1%
Sodium
11mg
N/A
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
0.1mg
0.9%