Koulourakia I

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

They are very good. Like shortbread, but not as sweet with sesame seeds...

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  • In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in 2 of the egg yolks, one at a time. Mix in 3 tablespoons of the half and half.
  • In another bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to butter mix and blend.
  • To shape cookies, pinch of 1 inch balls of dough and roll each into a 7 inch strand. Bring ends together and twist, to form a twirled look to each one.
  • Beat remaining egg yolk with remaining half and half and brush lightly over cookies and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden.