Christmas Vanilla Crescents - VanilleKipferl
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5 from 3 votes

Christmas Vanilla Crescents - VanilleKipferl

Course: Baking, Dessert, Snack


  • Thermomix┬« - Food processor or whisk


  • 250 g Flour
  • 200 g Butter cut in pieces
  • 100 g Almond Flour
  • 80 g Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Icing Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt

Vanilla Icing Sugar for coating

  • 50 g Sugar
  • 1/2 Vanilla pod


  • Place 50 g of sugar and 1 vanilla pod in the dry mixing bowl - blend 20 sec / speed 10 (repeat if vanilla pod is not fully blended). Remove from the bowl and reserve. Do not rinse the bowl.
  • Place the butter, sugar, flour, 1 tsp vanilla icing sugar, salt and almond flour in the bowl and mix for 15 sec / speed 5 / Reverse. Add extra 5 sec if needed but dough should not be sticky.
  • Place the dough on a floured surface or on your thermomat and form a smooth ball with your hands.
  • Shape the dough into rolls, cut into pieces 4 to 5 cm long, roll the ends a little thinner, shape into crescent (moon).
  • Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for about 7-8 minutes (200 ┬░ C) or until the edges start to color.
  • Remove the crescents from the oven and set them to cool a bit on a cooling tray. They will be very soft when out of the oven. Wait until they harden a bit then roll them delicately with a tablespoon in the vanilla icing sugar to coat them.
  • Serve and enjoy!