Melomakarona (Greek Honey Cookies)

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 34 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • COOKIES ~.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Beat together first 4 ingredients. Sift flour, baking powder, cloves, and baking soda 3 times.
  • Add the sifted dry ingredients to the oil mixture and knead gently.
  • Pinch off 2 1/2 tablespoons portions of dough and form into little flat oblongs (football shapes). Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet 2-inches apart.
  • Bake in oven at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  • SYRUP ~.
  • Boil honey, sugar, water, and cinnamon for 5 minutes.
  • Pour syrup over hot melomakarona cookies.
  • Allow to soak for 15 minutes, take them out of the syrup and place on large plate.
  • Sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts.
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