These are wonderful for full moon rites!
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 cup finely ground almonds
- 3 drops almond extract
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 egg yolk
Combine almonds, almond extract, flour, and sugar until thoroughly mixed. Work in butter and egg yolk with hands; until well blended. Chill the dough for one hour.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Pinch off pieces of dough about the size of your thumb and shape into crescents. Place on greased cookie sheets and bake for about 16 minutes.