Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

My best friend when I was growing up was Greek, and I fell in love with the culture and the food. This was always my favourite - thanks to Georgia for giving me the family recipe! I'm putting it here for safe keeping.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter & icing sugar until light.
  2. Add egg yolk and brandy, mixing well.
  3. Fold in almonds, flour, baking powder & cloves.
  4. Break off small pieces of dough & shape into 'S' shapes or crescents.
  5. Bake at 180 deg C for +/- 20 min until lightly golden.
  6. Let them cool for 10 min, then dust with some icing sugar.
  7. Store in container & dust with rest of icing sugar.
  8. Tip: Seal & store for 2 days (if you can resist!) as this improves the flavour.