Finally it's pre-Christmas season again: Vanilla Crescents
November 24th, 2017 | bread & pastries
A German classic among the Christmas cookies. Vanilla crescents is a must on every plate of Christmas goodies. The crescents taste even better with homemade vanilla sugar. And it’s easy!
GOOD TO KNOW:
A delicate and high-fat cookie dough as this must be always well chilled, otherwise it could loose shape and melt during baking. Best is to take only batches of the dough from the refrigerator and briefly put in the refrigerator again before baking.
(Note: the dough must be refrigerated 2 hours)
And that's how the wife of the captain does it
Vanilla sugar can be made easily on your own from the scratched out pods. I put them in a jar with sugar, the sugar takes the vanilla aroma very quickly. For those who like it more intense, fill the sugar and the dried pod in a hacker until both are quite fine. By the way, this vanilla sugar adds a perfect flavor to savory dishes as well! Try it!
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