Almond and Orange Crescent Cookies

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Almond and Orange Crescent Cookies
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
55 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 55 min.
Ready in
Calories:
379
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cookie contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie379 kcal(18 %)
Protein5.61 g(6 %)
Fat24.52 g(21 %)
Carbohydrates35.64 g(24 %)
Sugar added13.34 g(53 %)
Roughage1.22 g(4 %)
Vitamin A132.2 mg(16,525 %)
Vitamin D0.15 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E3.39 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₁0.16 mg(16 %)
Vitamin B₂0.26 mg(24 %)
Niacin2.41 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate44.61 μg(15 %)
Pantothenic acid0.19 mg(3 %)
Biotin6.91 μg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.15 μg(5 %)
Vitamin C1.72 mg(2 %)
Potassium181.64 mg(5 %)
Calcium44.35 mg(4 %)
Magnesium58.57 mg(20 %)
Iron2.57 mg(17 %)
Iodine4.59 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.85 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids11.85 g
Cholesterol50.59 mg

Ingredients

for
40
Ingredients
1 cup
1
large egg
1 ½ tablespoons
finely grated Orange zest
1 tablespoon
¾ cup
2 cups
¼ teaspoon
For the glaze
¾ cup
1 tablespoon
1 cup
chopped almonds
5 ounces
plain Dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids, melted)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
Beat the butter, egg, zest and orange juice in a mixing bowl until smooth.
2.
Beat in the icing sugar, flour and salt until blended. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
3.
Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
4.
Form 1 rounded teaspoon of dough into a 7cm|3" log, then bend into a crescent. Place apart on the baking trays. Repeat with the remaining dough.
5.
Bake for 9-10 minutes until light golden. Cool on the trays for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
6.
For the glaze: whisk together the icing sugar and orange juice until smooth.
7.
Drizzle the glaze on the crescents and sprinkle with almonds. Leave to set
8.
Drizzle the chocolate on top, as in the photo and leave to set.