Koulourakia Greek Sesame Cookies

Total Time
45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

Butter sesame cookie, great for dipping in coffee or tea.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and shortening until fluffy.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and spices; stir into the egg mixture alternately with the cream and vanilla.
  5. Shape dough with floured hands into desired shapes.
  6. Shape pieces of dough into thick pencil shapes.
  7. Brush with extra beaten egg.
  8. Roll onto the sesame seeds to coat lightly.
  9. Double over rolled dough and twist, or form into rings, figure eights or coils. I use about six-inch pieces.
  10. Place on cookie sheets and bake in a moderate 350-degree oven for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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