Koulourakia Greek Easter Cookies

Koulourakia are traditional Greek Easter cookies prepared during Greek Orthodox Easter festivities. These Greek butter cookies will become a new staple on your Easter table.

These traditional Greek Easter cookies are the best dunking cookie.

Butter Sugar Eggs All-Purpose Flour Orange Vanilla  Baking Powder Baking Soda Sesame Seeds

INGREDIENTS

Cream

01

Cream butter and sugar in a medium bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed until pale and thick.

Add

02

Add your eggs one by one ensuring they are mixed well.

Combine

03

In a separate mixing bowl or jug, combine the orange juice, zest, vanilla, baking powder and soda. Stir and add this back to creamed butter mixture. Mix again until well incorporated.

Add

04

At low speed, slowly add the flour, making sure it is mixed well before adding the next one. Repeat until all the flour is used and you have a soft dough.

Check

05

Check the dough with your fingers - it should feel soft (not sticky) - yet pliable. Cover with plastic wrap and allow the dough to rest for half an hour in the fridge.

Roll

06

Roll out the dough into a long rope - approx. 20 cm (7-8") and form into your desired koulourakia shapes.

Brush 

07

Combine the egg yolk and milk, brush the koulourakia and sprinkle over sesame seeds.

Bake

08

Cook for 20- 22 mins until they have coloured. Leave them on the baking sheet for 5 mins. Then gently transfer the koulourakia to a wire rack to cool completely.

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