Kourabiedes Almond Cookies

Kourabiedes Almond Cookies
  • 60 cookies
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    blanched almonds

  • 3 cups
    (750 mL)

    flour

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    baking powder

  • 1 1/2 cups
    (375 mL)

    unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    sugar

  • 2

    egg yolks

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    amaretto

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    vanilla

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    icing sugar

Preparation

Roast almonds lightly in a pan, then grind in a food processor. Set aside.

Cream butter. Add sugar and egg yolks, mixing until sugar is completely dissolved.

Mix in Amaretto and ground almonds.

Add flour gradually, mixing until dough is smooth.

Take dough by spoonfuls, roll between hands into logs and bring ends forward to make a crescent.

Place cookies 1» apart on a buttered cookie sheet.

Bake about 15 minutes in a preheated 350°F / 180°C oven. Cool.

Roll cooled cookies in a bowl of icing sugar to coat them.

Store in a cool, dry place.

Source: Metro