Greek Butter Cookies


Koulourakia are traditional Greek butter cookies flavored with orange, vanilla, and brandy. Traditionally made around Easter, these cookies are crispy with a tender crumb and go perfect with a cup of coffee!

Why You'll Love This Recipe!

– Buttery, crispy, with a delicious aromatic flavor – Easy to prepare with simple ingredients – A fun recipe to make with kids for Easter! – Perfect for celebrations – Portable


– flour – baking powder – salt – unsalted butter – sugar – eggs – vanilla extract – orange juice – brandy – orange zest

Combine the dry ingredients In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Step 1

Beat butter with sugar In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar for about 2-3 minutes until light and fluffy.

Step 2

Add eggs Next, add the eggs and beat for another 2 minutes until well combined and the mixture is creamy.

Step 3

Add flavorings Add the vanilla extract, orange juice, brandy, and orange zest. Mix until combined.

Step 4

Add dry ingredients. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients. The mixture may seem crumbly at first, but will come together into a soft dough.

Step 5

Shape cookies Divide the dough into 26 portions. Then roll each portion into 7-inch ropes. Fold in half, and twist the rope

Step 6

Brush with egg wash Place the shaped cookies on parchment lined baking sheets and brush with egg wash.

Step 7

Bake Bake the cookies until they are golden brown. Cool on the pans for 5 minutes before transferring to wire racks.

Step 8


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