Greek Easter Cookies - Koulourakia

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by Rita1652

found atBella Online's Greek Food Editor These sesame cookies are perfect any time, but for many they´re associated with the Easter holidays. not sure of how many cookies it makes!

Top Review by COOKGIRl

These turned out perfectly. I added a small amount of orange zest (about 1 tsp.) to the dough. The directions say to take 1 teaspoon of dough and roll out but we used 1 tablespoon and ended up with 2 dozen cookies. They tasted great with coffee, too! Reviewed for Veg Tag/April. PS When shaping the dough, handle it as little as possible. The more it's handled, the more difficult it is to shape.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F In one bowl, mix flour, salt, and baking powder.
  2. In a second bowl mix the sugar and softened butter until fluffy. Stir in the vanilla, milk and egg. MIx thoroughly. Now slowly blend in the flour mixture until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Take about a teaspoon of dough and roll on floured counter. Roll until it´s about 5" long, then fold in half and twist. Pinch the ends together. Put on cookie sheet and brush with mix of yolk and milk. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the top.
  4. Bake about 13 minutes, until they turn golden brown. Serve cool.

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