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Prepare time: 90 min
Bake time: 20 min
Yield: 50 to 55 cookies app.

Delicious Easter Baking Recipe – Traditional Greek Easter Cookies – Koulourakia

Ingredients

  • 320 g butter
  • 170 g sugar
  • 100 g honey
  • 3 large eggs
  • 100 ml fresh milk
  • 2 tsp ground mahleb
  • ½ tsp ground mastic
  • orange zest
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 750 g all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg for brushing

Instructions

1
NOTE: All ingredients should be room temperature.

2
In the bowl of your mixer mix butter, sugar, zest, mahleb, mastic, vanilla and honey. Beat until you have a fluffy cream.

3
In a separate bowl mix the eggs with the milk. Add them to the mixture and keep beating on low speed.

4
NOTE: After a while the mixture will look curdled. As soon as you add flour, it will come together.

5
Gradually add flour and baking powder. Knead on low speed until the dough is soft and lightly sticky. Do not add extra flour.

6
Wrap with food membrane and refrigerate for 45 min.

7
Oil your bench with sunflower oil. Shape your cookies. Arrange them on paper lined baking trays.

8
Beat the egg and brush the cookies. Optionally sprinkle with sesame seeds.

9
Bake in a preheated oven, at 180⁰ C / 350⁰ F, for 20 to 25 min depending on their size.

10
Enjoy!

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