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Greek twisted Easter Cookies

Easter is over and we really had a lovely time, πŸ™‚ we had the opportunity to meet up with a few friends that moved close to us a couple of weeks ago and it was so nice to actually see them in person than to just Skype.Β  We had so many things to catch up on, for instance the experiences that they have had to encounter moving to anther country, finding a house, etc.Β  But we did have a lot of fun, and the weather in their area was just absolutely gorgeous, sunny, warm.Β Β 

I am still trying to get back into the everyday routine of things so I thought I would post the Greek Easter Cookie Recipe.Β  Now, these cookies areΒ  just delicious for dipping and if you enjoy a nice cold glass of milk like me :), then do what I do…dip, dip, dip the cookie!!! Yummm…but if your not a milk drinker then just dip, dip dip, the cookie it into your coffee.Β  πŸ™‚

GREEK TWISTED EASTER COOKIES

Ingredients

  • 1 kilo All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of Milk
  • 250 grams of Butter room temperature
  • 4 Eggs + 1 Egg brush over cookies
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice no pulp
  • 1 Orange Zest
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 4 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  1. Beat flour, butter, sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add in eggs, one at a time, baking soda, milk, orange juice.
  3. continue by adding in orange zest, vanilla extract, salt
  4. beat until it has become a soft batter.
  5. Take a small piece of dough and start to roll it out just enough so that you can twist it. You can actually just make any shape you like…I also like the simple round cookie shape then the twisted shape. (my mom and my aunt actually sprinkle sugar over some of the cookies ,this gives it a bit more of a sugary taste)
  6. Beat one egg and brush over cookies. Bake at 180 degrees until golden brown.

Comments (35)

  • Megala 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Love these beautiful cookies !
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you Megala :)
  • foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    What a lovely compliment Ben...on behalf of me and I am sure Vero...THANK YOU!!!!!! :)
    Thank you, Ben! <3 Sophie, cookies look great and not difficult! I am truly thinking about making them for our little one. He is all just about "bread" and something soft to eat instead of biscuits and regular things for babies. I guess it is a good thing, just my skills are unfortunately limited :-D Thank you for inspiration!!!
  • The Karavali Wok 2 years ago β€” Reply
    The cookies look Delish !
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you :)
  • bingingonabudget 2 years ago β€” Reply
    These look amazing, thanks for sharing.
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you and your welcome :)
  • mistimaan 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Looks yummy
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you :)
  • Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Yummy! I'll love to try one!
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you P! :)
    Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 2 years ago
    Most welcome.
    foodzesty 2 years ago
    Hi there how are you doing? :)
    Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 2 years ago
    I'm doing good, thank you! πŸ˜„How are you?
    foodzesty 2 years ago
    I am ok Diana Huge hugs!!
    Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 2 years ago
    πŸ’™πŸ’™
    foodzesty 2 years ago
    Huge hugsssss
  • hahaha I'd love to try a few :):)
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you Diana...:)
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    hehehheeh I am sure you would love them
  • Karin, theaustriandish 2 years ago β€” Reply
    They look so tasty and mouthwatering, Sophie! :)
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you so much Karin!! :)
  • dtills 2 years ago β€” Reply
    I remember these from last year, when you graciously shared your recipe with me! These are delicious, everyone: Make these!!❀️
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Love you!!
    dtills 2 years ago
    ❀️
    foodzesty 2 years ago
    :)
  • Josette@thebrookcook 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Wow! These are so pretty- Love the texture too. :)
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you so much!!!
  • desserttimes 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Soooo goood
    foodzesty 2 years ago β€” Reply
    Thank you so very much..so sorry for my late response. :)
  • alexandracharlottepullen 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Beautiful! I will have to try them out!
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Thank you so very much for your lovely comment!! :)
    You are more than welcome!
    foodzesty 1 year ago
    :)

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