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Classic Koulourakia

Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Egg yolks 2
  Cognac 2 Tablespoon
  Confectioner's sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1 , beaten
  Sesame seed 1 Teaspoon (Lightly Toasted)
Directions

Beat butter until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each.
Add cognac, then confectioners' sugar, beating well.
Sift flour with baking powder and add to butter mixture; mix well.
Knead dough on a floured board until shiny.
Break off a small amount of dough and roll on a board to form a strip 5 to 6 inches long.
Shape into a ring by joining the ends, or make a snail shape by winding up the strip.
Place on a greased cookie sheet.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Brush tops with beaten egg white.
Sprinkle with sesame seed.
Bake at 350°F 20 to 25 minutes, or until done.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5042 Calories from Fat 1871

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 213 g327.3%

Saturated Fat 124.2 g620.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1488.4 mg496.1%

Sodium 1690.3 mg70.4%

Total Carbohydrates 687 g229%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.8%

Sugars 235.5 g

Protein 76 g151.5%

Vitamin A 135.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 159% Iron 263.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Koulourakia Recipe