Koulourakia (Greek Butter Cookies)

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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter& sugar until very light& fluffy.
  • Add egg yolks, milk, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon& baking soda; mix well.
  • Gradually add flour, about 1 cup at a time, until dough is no longer sticky (dough should not stick to your hands, but should not be too dry).
  • Dough should be easy to handle without chilling.
  • Take a 1" lump of dough, and roll into a 6" log on work surface.
  • Sprinkle a few sesame seeds on work surface; roll log over seeds.
  • Form log into a ring or twist; place on parchment-lined cookie sheets.
  • Brush each ring or twist with egg white.
  • Bake 15-17 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool completely on wire rack.
  • Store in airtight container.
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