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Baked Kourabiedes

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  Sweet butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Whiskey 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Topping)

In a mixing bowl, beat the butter until soft.
Stir in the sugar and egg yolk and cream together until smooth.
Blend in the whiskey and lemon rind.
Add the flour combined with the baking powder and knead until a soft dough is formed.
With lightly floured hands, shape the dough into 2-inch crescents.
Arrange them about 1 1/2 inches apart on a lightly oiled baking tray.
Bake at 350 degree about 15 to 20 minutes.
The cookies should not brown.
While they are still hot, sift confectioner's sugar over and on the sides of the cookies.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3185 Calories from Fat 1772

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 202 g310.3%

Saturated Fat 125.2 g626%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 701.1 mg233.7%

Sodium 138.7 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 300 g100%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.8%

Sugars 59.2 g

Protein 37 g73.5%

Vitamin A 124.3% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 84%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Baked Kourabiedes Recipe