Easter cookies (koulourakia). The fluffiest and crunchiest Greek Easter cookies (koulourakia) you have ever tasted! These sweet little Greek Easter cookies are super quick to bake, so much fun to make and highly addictive to eat! Here's an authentic recipe for Easter koulourakia.
Koulourakia are a crispy, orange-scented Greek Easter Cookies that are the perfect treat with coffee or tea. If Italian biscotti were to have a dainty, Greek cousin, it would be. Thank you very much Heather for listing the Koulourakia recipe. You can make Easter cookies (koulourakia) using 11 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Easter cookies (koulourakia)
- It’s 2 cups of sugar.
- You need 4 of eggs.
- You need 250 g of butter.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of milk.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of orange juice.
- It’s of grated zest of one orange.
- It’s 1 kg of flour.
- Prepare 4 tsp of baking powder.
- Prepare 2 tsp of vanilla essence.
- You need 1/2 tsp of soda.
- It’s 1/2 tsp of salt.
I made it today and ate one to test it, by the way it. Easter Greek Cookies also know as Koulourakia are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Koulourakia — The Quintessential Greek Cookie. Koulourakia are a traditional Greek dessert, typically made around Easter to be eaten after Holy Saturday.
Easter cookies (koulourakia) instructions
- Cream butter and sugar..
- Add the eggs, one at a time, and then add the milk, the orange juice and the zest..
- In another bowl, combine all solid ingredients with half of the flour and then pour the flour mixture in the butter mixture. Add as much flour as it is needed, so as to have a soft, non-sticky dough..
- Let the dough rest for 15 minutes, then shape the cookies as desired and bake them, 180°C for 10 to 20 minutes (it depends on their size)..
recipe by Cookpad Greece @cookpad
They have a sweet delicate flavor with a hint of vanilla. Koulourakia are a traditional dessert cookie eaten on Easter Sunday in Greece. The cookies are usually hand-shaped into rings, braids, or the one shown in the photo above, a "twisted snake". The name for Koulourakia comes from their round twisted shape. Kids will love helping you roll out these traditional Greek cookies.