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Classic Kourabiedes

Ingredients
  Sweet butter 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Brandy 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , lightly beaten
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), finely chopped
  Flour 5 Cup (80 tbs), sifted
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Topping)
Directions

Cream butter until very light.
Beat in sugar, egg yolks, almonds, brandy, and orange juice.
Sift baking powder with flour and carefully blend into butter mixture.
Shape into small crescents and place on baking sheets.
Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.
Sift confectioners' sugar onto a large sheet of waxed paper.
Upon removing cookies from oven, carefully place on sugar and sift additional sugar over tops and sides.
Cool thoroughly before storing.

Recipe Summary

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

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