Greek tradhitiioinial Chirstmas biscuits

Greek tradhitiioinial Chirstmas biscuits

Αccent: 
Kourambiedes
Title in Greek: 
Κουραμπιέδες
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Greek tradhitiioinial Chirstmas biscuits
Preparation Time: 
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Serves: 
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Ingredients: 

2 teacups butter
2 egg yolks
3 teacups flour
1 teacup icing (confectioner's) sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
Half  teacup brandy
Half teaspoon baking soda
1 teacup almonds, chopped and roasted
Some rose water
 

Cooking Time: 
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Cooking Directions: 

- Let the butter soften and cream it for 15 minutes, until it begins to turn white. 
- Add the egg yolks, the baking soda, the baking powder, the almonds, the brandy, and, finally, gradually add the flour, until you have a dough that is neither too soft nor too tough. 
- Let the dough stand for an hour in a warm place covered by a towel. 
- Next, with small amounts of dough shape round, rectangular or crescent cookies. Arrange them on a buttered pan and bake in a medium oven for 15-20 minutes. 
- After removing the «kourambiedes» from the oven, sprinkle them with rose water. 
- Finally, sift plenty of icing sugar over them.
 

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