Greek Butter Cookies Recipe

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Servings: 12


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  • 1 c. butter (unsalted)
  • 1 c. confectioners sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp. brandy
  • 3 c. flour, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking pwdr
  • 1 pound confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 c. blanched almonds, finely minced (optional)


  1. Mix butter and 1 c. sugar till very light and fluffy. Stir in egg yolk and brandy. Then add in flour with baking pwdr, a little at a time. Knead well till dough is smooth. If it is too soft, add in a little more flour.
  2. Take small pcs of dough and shape into 1-inch balls, or possibly in a crescent or possibly pear shape, and insert a whole clove in each cookie. Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 min. Roll, while hot, in confectioners sugar or possibly sift the sugar over the top so it will be very well coated. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen. Remove clove before eating!


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 112g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 498  
Calories from Fat 163 33%
Total Fat 18.71g 23%
Saturated Fat 10.0g 40%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Potassium 81mg 2%
Total Carbs 79.52g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 54.81g 37%
Protein 4.71g 8%
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