Christmas Viennese Crescent Cookies

Every year on December 25th we celebrate Jewish Christmas. We relax at home, go to the movies, and then eat Chinese food.  This year unfortunately we'll be traveling on Christmas day.  Since we'll miss our annual tradition, I decided it was time to try to replicate Mom’s Viennese Crescent Cookies as they’re often associated with Christmas time. 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 … [Read more...]