Kourabiethes (Greek Christmas Cookies)
December 2010

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Kourabiethes (Greek Christmas Cookies)

1 cup butter

1 cup powdered sugar, plus more for rolling

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

3 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking powder

  1. Wash your hands with soap and water.

  2. Put the butter and powdered sugar in a bowl and beat them together until fluffy.

  3. Add the egg, vanilla, and almond extract and beat to combine.

  4. Put the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them together.

  5. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix.

  6. Roll dough into small balls. Then form them into crescent shapes.

  7. Place cookies on a cookie sheet and bake at 350°F (177°C) for 15–20 minutes.

  8. Remove cookies from oven. Cool cookies slightly and roll them in powdered sugar.