Greek Easter Cookies

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves:50 pieces
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2.25 cups - flour
  • 1.25 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - butter, softened
  • 1 cup - powdered Sugar
  • 1 - Egg
  • 2 tbsp - brandy or Milk
  • 1 tsp - vanilla
  • 1 Egg yolk and 1 tbsp milk, beaten together
  • 3 tbsp - sesame seeds

How to Make Greek Easter Cookies

  • In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine butter and sugar, beating until fluffy.
  • Add egg, brandy, vanilla and beat well after each addition.
  • Add flour mixture, a cup at a time blend well after each addition.
  • Roll 1 tsp of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 6 inch rope.
  • Fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together.
  • Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg / milk mixture.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes in a preheated 375 F oven until golden.
  • Cool on rack. Store in an air tight container at room temperature.