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Anise And Sesame Seed Cookies
(Koulourakia Me Glikaniso)
What You Need:
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon aniseed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 4½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • Sliced blanched almonds for topping
  • Cinnamon sugar for topping (see note)

  • How To Cook:
    1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

    2. Heat olive oil, aniseed, and sesame seeds over medium heat for 5 minutes. Cool. Add sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, and orange peel.

    3. Combine flour and cinnamon. Stir flour, one cup at a time, into oil mixture. Work dough with hands until smooth. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes.

    4. Roll out dough on a lightly floured board to a thickness of ¼ inch. Cut with a 2-inch round cookie cutter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.

    5. Decorate with almond slices, pressing so they adhere. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until light brown. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and cool on racks.

    1. To make cinnamon sugar, combine 1 tablespoon cinnamon with 2 tablespoons sugar. Mix thoroughly. This recipe can be cut in half.

    To Make: 8 dozen cookies
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    Cuisine » Europe » Greece
    Main Ingredient » Grains & Cereals » Flour
    Main Ingredient » Herbs & Spices » Sesame & Tahini
    Dish » Cookies


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