Koulourakia (butter cookies)

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READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat until fluffy.
  • Add egg, brandy and vanilla, beating well.
  • Add flour mixture, a little at a time, beating in well after each addition.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll 1 teaspoon of dough into a 6-inch rope, fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together.
  • Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets.
  • Brush with egg/milk mixture.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake 10-13 minutes in a preheated 180C (375F) oven until golden.
  • Cool on rack.
  • Store in an air tight container at room temperature.
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