Kourabiedes Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Powdered sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
 Egg yolk1
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Aniseed1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
 Almonds1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Whole cloves1 Teaspoon
 Powdered sugar1 Tablespoon, sifted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3102 Calories from Fat 1810

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g318.1%

Saturated Fat 118.7 g593.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 668.9 mg

Sodium 240.7 mg10%

Total Carbohydrates 279 g92.9%

Dietary Fiber 11.9 g47.5%

Sugars 77.5 g

Protein 38 g76.1%

Vitamin A 116.8% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 40.7% Iron 77.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In mixer bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
Stir in egg yolk, vanilla, and aniseed.
Stir in almonds.
Stir together flour and baking powder; blend into creamed mixture.
Wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes.
Form into 1-inch balls (using 1 tablespoon for each); stud each with a clove.
Cook 16 at a time on glass pizza plate at MEDIUM HIGH (7) for 6 to 6 1/2 minutes or till done, turning dish once.
Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar.