Classic Kourabiedes Recipe

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 Sweet butter2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Brandy1 1⁄2 Ounce
 Confectioner's sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Orange juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Egg yolks2 , lightly beaten
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Blanched almonds2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), finely chopped
 Flour5 Cup (80 tbs), sifted
 Confectioner's sugar1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Topping)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7234 Calories from Fat 3956

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 453 g696.2%

Saturated Fat 254.2 g1270.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1402.3 mg

Sodium 502.2 mg20.9%

Total Carbohydrates 688 g229.2%

Dietary Fiber 27.1 g108.4%

Sugars 188 g

Protein 95 g190.4%

Vitamin A 252% Vitamin C 68.9%

Calcium 83.4% Iron 190.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream butter until very light.
Beat in sugar, egg yolks, almonds, brandy, and orange juice.
Sift baking powder with flour and carefully blend into butter mixture.
Shape into small crescents and place on baking sheets.
Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.
Sift confectioners' sugar onto a large sheet of waxed paper.
Upon removing cookies from oven, carefully place on sugar and sift additional sugar over tops and sides.
Cool thoroughly before storing.