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Old Fashioned Kourabiedes

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Ingredients
  Sweet butter 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Almond 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Melt butter and bring to a boil.
Skim off foam and carefully pour butter from pan into a small bowl, being careful not to include the sediment in bottom of pan.
Refrigerate.
When butter is solid, remove from bowl and, using butter line as measure, add enough confectioners' sugar to come to within 1 inch of this line.
Cream butter until very light, add sugar, and beat well.
Add almond flavoring and enough flour to form a soft dough.
Shape dough with floured hands into small rounds, place on cooky sheets, and bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until done but still light in color.
These cookies are left unsugared.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3985 Calories from Fat 3453

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 393 g604.6%

Saturated Fat 246.9 g1234.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1032.1 mg344%

Sodium 55.4 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 15.3 g

Protein 18 g36.1%

Vitamin A 239.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 14.7% Iron 33.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Old Fashioned Kourabiedes Recipe