Greek Easter Cookies

Greek Easter Cookies


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These sweet butter cookies are found all over Greece at Easter time and are also a popular food gift. Roll them in coils or form them into an 'N' shape.

kate Queensland, Australia

Serves: 8 

  • 500g butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 8 cups (1 kg) flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg, beaten

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the milk, vanilla, orange zest, 2 cups of the flour and the baking powder. Mix well. Using your hands, work in the rest of the flour to make a stiff dough. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Take golf ball sized portions of dough and roll out into thin sausages. Roll them into coils and place on a an ungreased baking tray. Brush the tops with beaten egg.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes.

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