Kourambiethes (Greek Butter Cookies)

READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 36
YIELD: 36 Cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat together butter and the 4 Tablespoons of powdered sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Beat in egg.  Add whiskey, vanilla and almond extract.  Beat well.   Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda.  Add to mixture; stir in, do not beat.  Dough should be soft but not sticky.
  • Pinch off one inch balls of dough and shape into crescents.  Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until bottom is lightly browned.
  • Place cookies on wire rack and let cool for about 5 to 6 minutes.  Roll in additional powdered sugar.   This easy recipe makes 3 dozen cookies.
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