Crescent Shaped Cookies

A middle eastern cookie

Crescent Shaped Cookies

A middle eastern cookie

By Zainab Shaheen

Published On: 04 Apr 2004

Rating: 5
1 Votes, 1 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 25
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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400ª. Adjust rack to middle.

Step 2

Cream together the butter, sugar, egg yolks and orange flower water (if using an electric mixer beat at speed #2).

Step 3

Beat in the flour.

Step 4

Fold in dates and nuts by hand.

Step 5

:- Be sure ingredients are thoroughly blended.

Step 6

Roll 1 tsp of cookie mixture at a time between the palms of your hands and shape into crescents.

Step 7

Place on a greased baking sheet.

Step 8

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crescents are lightly browned at the edges.

Step 9

When cool, dust with confectioners` sugar.

Step 10

:- Makes upto 50 cookies.

Step 11

Ask doctor regdg nutrition and health at


I tried it myself. Very simple and easy to make.Just need to be little artistic to get the crescent shapes. Ash

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