Almond Paste Crescent Cookies Dipped in Dark Chocolate

Almond Paste Crescent Cookies Dipped in Dark Chocolate

Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside—our delightful crescent cookies are packed with nutty almond flavor.
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  • Serves: 48 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients and preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Step 2

    Lightly grease a baking pan.
  3. Step 3

    Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt with a whisk in a small bowl until thoroughly combined.
  4. Step 4

    In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  5. Step 5

    Add eggs one at a time and mix in between each one.
  6. Step 6

    Either grate or cut small pieces of the almond paste into bowl. Mix until almond paste is almond completely combined with butter.
  7. Step 7

    Gradually add flour mixture until all is combined. 
  8. Step 8

    Slightly crush almonds and add to a large plate.
  9. Step 9

    Pinch off 1 1/2 teaspoons of dough. Roll into a ball and then into a cylinder and roll in the crushed almonds.
  10. Step 10

    Shape into crescents and place on a baking sheet.
  11. Step 11

    Bake for 15 minutes. Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes and move to racks for complete cooling
  12. Step 12

    While cookies are cooling, prepare an area with parchment or waxed paper.
  13. Step 13

    In a bowl, combine the chocolate chips and shortening. Melt in microwave for 1 minute. Stir and continue to melt in 10-second increments until chocolate is completely melted.
  14. Step 14

    Dip each end of cookies into chocolate and place on parchment-covered area.
  15. Step 15

    Allow cookies to air dry before serving or storing cookies in an airtight container.