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       Title: Mandel-Halbmonde (Almond Crescents)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 8 servings
       1 c  Butter or margarine
   2 1/2 c  Flour; unbleached
     3/4 c  Sugar
       1 c  Almonds; ground
       1 ts Vanilla extract
            Confectioners' sugar
   1 1/2 ts Almond extract
      Beat together butter and sugar until very light and fluffy. Blend in
   extracts.  Mix in flour and almonds. Using about 1 T of dough for each,
   shape into logs and bend into crescents. Place on greased cookie sheet.
   Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees F until light brown. While warm, roll
   crescents in confectioners' sugar.  Cool on racks and store in a tightly
   sealed container. Makes 3 dozen cookies.