Sugar Cheese Crescents

Source: Mrs. Bokowski (1971)
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesTotal time: 45 minutes


1 c
2 1⁄2 c
1⁄2 t
3⁄4 c
butter, softened
1⁄3 c
sweetened applesauce
1⁄2 t
vanilla extract
1⁄2 c
shredded cheddar cheese
1 t


In large mixer bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and remaining ingredients except cheese and cinnamon. Blend well. Stir in cheese; mix thoroughly. Shape into balls using a rounded teaspoon of dough for each. Roll each ball in a mixture of 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Press with tines of a fork or mold into crescent shapes. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets immediately.