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Kourambiethes

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These are great with a cup of coffee or tea.

You'll find these with and without a clove in the center.

Photo © 2006 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Kourambiethes is a wonderful powdered sugar-covered Greek pastry cookie.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 jigger(3 tablespoons or 1-1/2 ounces) of Brandy
  • 4-1/2 cups (apprx.) flour
  • whole cloves (optional)
  • powdered sugar

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and Brandy. Gradually only add enough flour to make a soft dough. Chill. Shape dough into crescents or 1-1/2 inch balls. (If using cloves, place one in each cookie before baking.) Place on un-greased sheets. Bake for 12-15 minutes. They won't be brown. Cool for 4 to 5 minutes and then sift powdered sugar over them.

Thanks to Lila for contributing her recipe. She says that "for Easter I put them in pastel cupcake papers. You can substitute orange juice for brandy. If there is no brandy around rye whiskey will do."

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 5 out of 5
awsome, Member yan3438

i made these and they taste awsome! especially if there made with nuts inside.

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