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Chocolate Dipped Almond Crescent Cookies Recipe: Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is a true celebration of flavors!

chocolateThe combination of bittersweet chocolate & almonds is quite wonderful, even though each of them are delicious by themselves.

I’m giving you a recipe for Chocolate Dipped Almond Crescent Cookies.

How to Bake Chocolate Dipped Almond Crescent Cookies:

With their crescents dipped in chocolate, these almond cookies are a delight, especially around the Holidays.

Type: Cookie Recipe

Serve with: a smile
Prep Time: 10 min
Bake Time: 35 – 45 min
Cool Time: 15 – 20 min
Yields: 42 three inch crescents

Cookie Ingredients:

Cookie Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 360 degrees F.
  2. Grease or line cookie sheets.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy.
  4. Add confectioners sugar & beat until mixed.
  5. Beat in ground almonds, vanilla extract & cinnamon.
  6. Stir flour in until blended.
  7. Chill dough in the refrigerator.
  8. Roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thick. Using a cookie cutter, cut into crescents about 2 1/2 – 3 inches.
  9. Place cookies on cookie sheets at least 1/4 inch apart.
  10. Bake for 12 – 15 min or until the cookies are golden.
  11. Remove to cooling racks after resting a few minutes outside of the oven on cookie sheets.
  12. Roll cookies in confectioners sugar.

Chocolate Dipping Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 6 oz bittersweet chocolate – finely chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate Dipping Sauce Instructions:

  1. In a small pot, mix heavy cream, whole milk, sugar & butter, and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat and add bittersweet chocolate. Allow to stand for a minute, and whisk in until smooth with vanilla extract.

Cookie Assembly:

  1. Dip each tip slightly into chocolate dipping sauce.
  2. Shake off excess & line up cookies on a wire rack with a cookie sheet under it to catch any drips.
  3. Continue until all tips are coated.

National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day…Yum!

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Author: Ingrid Turner

Ingrid Turner from IngridTurnerToday.com, is a blogger, writer, grandmother, mother, cancer survivor and all around sparkling human being. From cooking, crafts, seniors’ issues, cancer, health, pets, gardening & the like, she entertains us in her writings. Ingrid is also a regular on her daughter's cooking show, “Cooking with Kimberly” @ CookingWithKimberly.com. Website Facebook Twitter YouTube

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