Kourabiedes - Greek Christmas Cookies
Recipe for Kourabiedes
2 kilos soft flour (4.4 Pounds)
1 kilo butter (2.2 Pounds)
300 grams powdered sugar (11 Ounces)
300 grams crushed roasted almonds (11 Ounces)
1 small glass cognac
1 teaspoon baking soda
Preheat oven to medium (175°C).
• Whiten the butter by
beating by hand for ½ hour. Add the sugar, cognac,
almonds and finally the flour, mixed with the baking
soda. Continue to beat until all ingredients are
• Mold into the familiar
shapes of the kourambiethes and place on a
cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes until golden.
Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with
rosewater, then roll in the powder sugar.