Formed Cookies Greek Easter Cookies

pwhayes posted 05-03-99

Greek Easter Cookies

Ingredients (54 servings)

2 1/4 c Flour
1 1/4 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
1/2 c Butter, softened
1 c Powdered Sugar
1 Egg
2 tb Brandy or Milk
1 ts Vanilla
1 Egg Yolk +
1 tb Milk beaten together
3 tb Sesame Seeds


In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside. In a large bowl combine butter and sugar, beating until fluffy. Add egg, brandy, vanilla and beat well after each addition.

Add flour mixture / cup at a time blending will after each addition. Roll 1 teaspoon of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 6 inch rope, fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together.

Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg/milk mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes in a preheated 375F oven until golden.

Cool on rack. Store in an air tight container at room temperature. Makes 4/ dozen cookies.

Source: "The Yankee Kitchen" 03-31-93 (#1) (Carmella)

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