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Greek Holiday Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, softened
  Powdered sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Half and half 2 Tablespoon
  Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Sesame seeds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a medium bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and half-and-half.
2. Add cake flour mixed with baking powder and salt and beat on low speed until blended. Divide one fourth of dough into 9 portions. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a thin rope about 6 inches long, fold in half, and twist like a corkscrew. If dough is sticky, add a bit more flour.
3. Brush with egg yolk and sprinkle sesame seeds on top. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden. Remove to a rack and let cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 645 Calories from Fat 234

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.4%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g52.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 134.2 mg44.7%

Sodium 344.8 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.8%

Sugars 22.9 g

Protein 17 g33.1%

Vitamin A 10.4% Vitamin C 0.11%

Calcium 46.2% Iron 20.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Greek Holiday Cookies Recipe