Kourabiedes (Greek Butter Cookies)

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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat butter with an electric mixer for 30 minutes at medium speed. Don't skimp on the time. The long beating is crucial.
  • Add the 1/2 cup powdered sugar, followed by the egg yolk and vanilla and continue beating so the sugar and egg yolk mix in well.
  • Add the cake flour a little at a time, then the regular flour, baking powder.
  • and vanilla.
  • The dough should be soft but not sticky to the hand.
  • Make sure you mix the dough well.
  • Roll the dough into 3/4 inch balls and make a small indentation on top to help hold the powdered sugar.
  • Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with an ample ample of powdered sugar. The more the better.
  • Remove from the pan and place cookies on a board or rack to cool and sprinkle with more powdered sugar.
  • Let them cool before storing in a container.
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