Cookie Recipes - Koulourakia


1/2 c. butter (softened)
1/2 c. sugar
3 egg yolks
1/4 c. half-and-half
2 1/4 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
3 tbsps sesame seeds


Preheat oven to 350° F**.
In electric mixer**, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add 2 of the yolks, one at a time. Mix in 3 tbsps of the half and half.
In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt then gradually add this to butter. Mix until blended.
Form dough into 1" balls. Then roll each into a strand about 6 inches long. Bring ends together and twist, so they look like twirled cookies.
Whisk remaining egg yolk and the remaining 1 tbsp. of half-and-half. Brush this on cookies. Then sprinkle sesame seeds on cookies.
Bake approx. 15 minutes** or until golden.

**NOTE: Adult assistance required when using oven or using sharp kitchen tools.

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