Vanilla Bean Crescents Recipe

Vanilla Bean Crescents Recipe

These beautiful little delights are speckled with charming flecks of vanilla beans. They are easy to make and taste deliciously elegant thanks to our Rodelle Vanillas!



35 minutes




24 servings


  • ½ cup powdered sugar, plus a little extra
  • 4 oz unsalted butter
  • 3 Rodelle Vanilla Beans, split and scraped
  • 3 oz walnuts, grounded finely
  • 10 oz all-purpose flour, sifted


  • 3 Rodelle Vanilla Beans with 1 tbsp Rodelle Pure Vanilla Extract


  • With a food processor, pulse together the sugar with butter and 3 Rodelle Vanilla Beans, split and scraped.
  • Then add the walnuts and flour and blend the mixture into a doughy consistency.
  • Place the dough into a mixing bowl then in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  • When the dough is cold, dust a smooth flat surface with powdered sugar and work the dough into a cylinder, then slice the cylinder into 24 pieces.
  • Preheat your oven at 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Smoothly shape each piece of dough into a crescent, and transfer to the lined baking sheets, placing each about 1” apart.
  • Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes until barely golden.
  • Dust heavily with powdered sugar after they have completely cooled and just before serving.

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