Viennese Crescent Cookies

While I am away on vacation, I'm reposting some of the holiday favorites.  Hope you enjoy.... Viennese Crescent Cookies, or Vanillekipferl, are similar to sugar cookies and the most distinctive characteristic is their shape: they are formed into crescents.  The cookies use ground nuts for flavor, either almonds and hazelnuts.  Since my daughter loves nutella, I suspected the odds of her liking these cookies were high. Hazelnuts before Hazelnuts after They are often served dusted with powdered sugar or dipped in chocolate. They are … [Read more...]