Pine Nut Cresents

Another favorite cookie.

From 1001 Cookie Recipes Bu Gregg R Gillespie

1 cup vegetable shortening

2/3 cup packed light brown sugar

3 egg yolks

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon orange flower wsater

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

2 3/4 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup chopped pine nuts

3 Tablespoon warmed honey

Preheat oven to 325F degrees Lightly grease 2 baking pans

In large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening and brown sugar beat in egg yolks and vanilla extract. Beat in the orange flower water and orange zest. Gradually blend in flour

Pinch off walnut sized pieces of dough and form into cresents and place the cresents 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets. Push a few pine nuts into cresents and brush with honey.

Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly colored Transfer to wire racks to cool.

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  1. I am considering making a compilation of your recipes already. :D Thank you for sharing!

  2. Pine nut cookies are my favorites. This truly sounds good.

  3. nice recipe.

  4. Sounds really awesome. I love your titles! :)

  5. Pine nuts are a fantastic nut in anything!

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