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12 Days of Christmas, Day 4: [Recipe] My Aunt’s Almond Crescents (with gluten free variation)

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Aren’t these almond crescents the prettiest little cookies you’ve ever seen? I love that they’re so dainty and shimmer with their dusting of sugar. These cookies are perfect for the holidays. They melt in your mouth.

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it before, but when it comes to Christmas sweets, I am a firm believer that anything you put on a little sweet tray to share with company should be dainty, about the size of a toonie, and definitely no bigger than a saltine cracker. Just tiny, proper sweets. Two to three bites, max. These cookies are perfect!

This almond crescent recipe was originally made famous by my Aunt Glenda. She’s been making these cookies for years and they are much loved. I asked her permission to share this recipe with you when she gave it to me last year, but I didn’t find the time to blog them until this year. I made them last year too though, I couldn’t resist. Thanks Glenda, for being so generous as to share this great cookie recipe.

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