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Koulourakia Recipe

(Greek Cookies)
 Koulourakia Recipe

Photo Courtesy of bakelab.blogspot.com

 Heart Healthy Recipe Ingredients: 

  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon  
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cup Superfine Sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup Brandy
  • 1 cup  Sesame seeds
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour


  • Heat the oven to 400F.
  • Combine the flour and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat the oil and sugar with an electric mixer until   smooth and creamy.
  • In a cup, dissolve the baking powder and baking soda in the brandy, then add to the oil mixture.
  • Gradually add the flour until the dough is soft but not sticky.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth.
  • Pinch off pieces of dough the size of small walnuts and form into desired   shapes.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Vegan Dessert Serves 40