*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                  CROISSANTS PIGNONS (PINE NUT CRESCENTS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 50   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Holiday                          Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   17       oz           Ground almonds
    2 1/3   c            Sugar
    8       lg           Egg whites
   10       oz           Pine nuts
 
   In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, process
   almonds, sugar and egg white until well combined.
   Refrigerate in a plastic container with a
   tight-fitting lid for 24 hours. Form the dough into 2
   1/2-inch crescents. Roll crescents in the pine nuts,
   then pat pine nuts gently into the dough. Place on
   ungreased cookie sheets and set aside, uncovered and
   unrefrigerated, overnight. Bake crescents in a
   preheated 400F oven 15 minutes, until lightly browned.
   Makes 50 cookies.
  
 
 
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