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Spencer's Cottage Crescents

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INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 cups small curd cottage cheese
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract, divided
2 cups flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg white, beaten until foamy
sliced almonds, for garnish
1 cup powdered sugar
2 - 3 tsp. warm milk

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    With an electric mixer, combine cottage cheese, butter, 1 tsp. extract, flour and granulated sugar in medium mixing bowl until well blended, about 2 minutes.
  2. 2
    With lightly floured hands, form into 3 balls. Refrigerate, covered with plastic wrap, for at least 6 hours. Roll each ball on a floured board into a circle about 13" in diameter and 1/8" thick. Cut each wedge up beginning at the wide end. Place on ungreased cookie sheets, pointed edge of crescent next to sheet about 1" apart.
  3. 3
    Brush each crescent with beaten egg white; sprinkle with almonds.
  4. 4
    Bake at 350° F for 25 to 30 minutes, or until light golden brown. When cool, drizzle with glaze mixture!
  5. 5
    For glaze, combine powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp. almond extract and warm milk, mixed well.

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