Crescent Shaped Cookies


Crescent Shaped Cookies

Crescent Shaped Cookies are baked goods, usually flat, small and sweet. These mouth watering cookies simply melt in your mouth. These cookies are perfect and a favorite with kids who love the shape. Crescent Shaped Cookies usually consists of plain flour, sugar, eggs, fat or oil and additional ingredients like nuts. These cookies are easy and simple to prepare and taste great with an outer crispy layer and a gooey middle. Crescent Shaped Cookies last well in air tight containers. You can explore a step wise illustrated Crescent Shaped Cookies here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 25 people


  • 1/2 cup Sweet butter/safflower margarine softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 nos Egg yolks
  • 2 tsp Oange flower water
  • or
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups White flour sifted and unbleached
  • 1/2 cup Dates chopped, Eenthapazham
  • 1/2 cup Pistachio nuts ground, Pista
  • Sifted confectioners` sugar(optional)


  • For preparing Crescent Shaped Cookies, first preheat oven to 400ª. Adjust rack to middle.
  • Cream together butter, sugar, egg yolks and orange flower water (if using an electric mixer beat at speed #2).
  • Beat in the flour.
  • Fold in dates and nuts by hand.
  • :- Be sure ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  • Roll 1 tbsp of cookie mixture at a time between the palms of your hands and shape into crescents.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crescents are lightly browned at the edges.
  • When cool, dust with confectioners` sugar.
  • :- Makes upto 50 cookies. Delicious Crescent Shaped Cookies are ready.
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