Formed Cookies Kouabiedes by Lisa UK

posted by Lisa UK July 99

Kourabiedes cookies

8 ounces unsalted butter
4 ounces sugar
1 lb flour
tsp baking soda
4 ounces ground almonds
pinch of salt
yolk of one egg, beaten
4 ounces powdered sugar
rose water
1 dessertspoon brandy

beat the butter with the regular sugar until white and creamy.

Add the brandy and the beaten egg yolk,followed by sieved cake flour, baking soda, salt and ground almonds.

Knead well for a few minutes and form into balls the size of an egg.

Flatten slightly onto a greased baking sheet and bake in a cool oven until firm and crisp but not brown.

While still warm from the oven sprinkle each one with rose water and then liberally with powdered sugar

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