Greek Cookies

Greek Cookies Recipe

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Meryl Hausner


My Greek cousin gave me this recipe, handed down from her mom. These cookies are easy & delicious. I usually double the recipe because they usually disappear very quickly.

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1 c
butter, unsalted
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar, sifted
egg yolk
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
set aside extra sifted confectioner's sugar in a bowl for after baking

How to Make Greek Cookies


  • 1In mixing bowl cream together butter & 1/2 cup of confectioner's sugar.
  • 2Add egg yolk, cognac & vanilla. Mix well.
  • 3Mix together flour & baking powder, blend into sugar mixture with electric mixer.
  • 4Work dough, using a little extra flour, so the dough will not stick to your fingers. Form dough into small balls & form into an "s" shape.
  • 5Place "s" shaped cookies on to an ungreased cookie sheet, bake at 350 until a light sand color begins to show. Should be 10-12 minutes.
  • 6As you remove cookies from cookie sheet, while still hot roll into extra confectioner's sugar.

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Course/Dish: Cookies
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