Ghoraiybah

Ghoraiybah

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"A simple traditional Arabic recipe for cookies similar to shortbread. The wonderful flavor comes from the cardamom, which is fairly expensive, but very worth it. I actually prefer them without the almonds, but you might add them if you like."

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  • Calories:
  • 130 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in flour and cardamom until well blended. Pinch off tablespoonfuls of dough, and roll into a thin rope. Join the ends together in a circle, and place on a greased cookie sheet. Place almond halves on the joints where the circles come together.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven. The cookies should remain white, but may turn golden at the very edge.
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Being big fans of cardamom, we knew we had to try these...with a couple alterations. Double the cardamom -- trust us, it's the thing to do. And we used whole almonds, not for any culinary reas...

This isn't a recipe that will appeal to all taste buds because the cookies are more flavored than sweet, but we sure like them. As the other reviewers have mentioned, I do think the cookies ben...

these are wonderful!!! You must try for something very different. I have had ghroubah in Tunisia and found them to be good but dry (I think they make theirs with semolina flour so they are a b...