The Sweet Taste of Morocco

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By Banan Gharaibeh, Food Blogger

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I enjoy celebrating the ‘Eid with these easy and delicious Moroccan-inspired crescent moon cookies. They are vanilla-almond flavoured with a rich buttery consistency, making them melt-in-your-mouth perfect!  

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Almond Crescent Cookies

 

Ingredients

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

2 tbsp honey

½ cup sugar

3 tbsp butter at room temperature

1 cup finely ground almonds

1 cup flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp rosewater

½ cup icing sugar

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Directions

  1. Beat egg, vanilla, honey and sugar well
  2. Add butter, then the rest of the ingredients
  3. Knead well until you get a smooth dough
  4. Form into small balls, then into a crescent shape
  5. Dip each cookie in rosewater
  6. Bake in a 180°C oven for 10 minutes
  7. Top cookies with sifted icing sugar

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You can contact Banan Gharaibeh at banan_l@hotmail.com

 

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