German Vanilla Crescent Cookies

The recipe for these crescent-shaped holiday treats comes straight from my husband’s German mom. They have been a family Christmas staple for generations, and are typically referred to as “Vanille Hörnchen” or “Vanille Kipferl.” I absolutely love them—they are simple to prepare and yield a bold vanilla and butter flavor with a perfectly crunchy texture. It’s probably my favorite cookie recipe this time of year, and the crescents bring back memories of holidays spent in Germany. (For more German holiday cookies, take a look at my Gingerbread and Hazelnut cookie recipes.) ...more
@bellejarblog They're so buttery and addictive! Hope you enjoy baking these cookies, it's very ...more