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My mom used to make these every Christmas. This isn't her recipe, but it's the closest I could find. Ingredients: 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon butter, softened, divided 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 cups ground walnuts 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided 1/2 cup 2% milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions: 1) In a large bowl, beat 1 cup butter and the cream cheese until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour, beating until mixture forms a ball. 2) Divide dough into four portions; roll each into a 12-in. circle. 3) Melt the remaining butter. 4) In a large bowl, combine the walnuts, 3/4 cup sugar, milk, vanilla, salt and melted butter. Spread over circles. Cut each into 12 wedges. Roll up wedges, starting from the wide ends. 5) Place point side down on greased baking sheets. Curve ends to form crescents. Bake at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. 6) Place remaining sugar in a small shallow bowl. Roll warm cookies in sugar. Yield: 4 dozen. Recipe and photo from tasteofhome.com
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These sounds delicious! I would probably eat a dozen by myself though.