Kourambiathes (Greek Cookies)

Kourambiathes (Greek Cookies) A traditional Greek shortbread cookie. Adds a good flavor to any holiday!


Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 45 mins

    SERVING : 16

    YIELD : 3 dozen

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.

  • In a medium bowl, cream the butter, egg yolk and anise extract until light. Stir in the 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar and flour until blended.

  • Shape dough into crescents and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.

  • Bake in preheated oven just until bottoms and edges begin to brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Dust heavily with confectioners’ sugar before they are completely cool.

Per Serving: 194 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 19.3g; fat 12g; cholesterol 43.3mg; sodium 82.7mg.