1 Cup Butter
1-1/4 Cup Sugar
1/4 Tsp Salt
Grated Rind Of 1 Lemon
1-1/3 Cup All-Purpose Flour, Sifted
1-1/2 Cups, Unblanched Almonds, Ground
Confectioners Sugar for dusting
Cream the butter. Add the sugar, salt and lemon rind; cream until light.
Add the flour, then the almonds, mixing with a spoon at first, then kneading lightly with hands. Chill for 1 hour.
Roll out one quarter of the dough on a lightly floured board to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with a crescent-shaped cookie cutter.
Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. When cool dust with confectioners sugar.