Sunday, August 17, 2008

Greek Butter Cookies

Greek Butter Cookies

2/12 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

2 sticks butter

½ cup sugar

1 egg

½ tsp vanilla

¼ tsp almond extract

Confectioners' sugar

Oven temperature 350 degrees.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Beat butter, sugar and egg until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture to butter and mix until well blended. Add vanilla and almond and mix well.

Form dough with hands; ½ tablespoon at a time into crescents, balls or S-shapes. Bake 15-18 minutes until barely brown.

Remove from cookie rack. Sprinkle cookies with confectionary sugar with sifter.

Makes three dozen.

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