Greek Butter Cookies

Greek Butter Cookies

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"When I was little I used to live next to a Greek family, who would make these cookies year round, and give tins of them to neighbors around Christmas."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 29 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and egg until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and almond extracts. Blend in the flour to form a dough. you may have to knead by hand at the end. Take about a teaspoon of dough at a time and roll into balls, logs or 'S' shapes. Place cookies 1 to 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned and firm. Allow cookies to cool completely before dusting with confectioners' sugar.
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BIG hit with everyone. Here's how I made them. First of all, that 'S' shape looked like a pain to make, so I took a melon ball/ice cream scoop, a very small one and using a level scoop, ploppe...

This is one of the best cookies I have ever made. The dough could not have been simpler to make. I made 4 different variations with the finished dough: a traditional round rolled in powdered s...

Overall I was very pleased with this recipe which I took to an Olympic Greek party. However, quite a lot of my cookies burnt on the bottom. I would probably add a tiny bit more almond extract ...