Taste of Cyprus Sweets Christmas cookies

Christmas cookies

By chef Christos Potsidis


  • 200gr. flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 125gr. butter at room temperature
  • 6 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 large egg (separate the egg yolk)
  • 1 scoop vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of orange peel


Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 200 ° C. In a bowl, mix the flour and salt. In the mixer, beat the butter with 4 tablespoons of sugar and vanilla at a high speed until it becomes a creamy mixture. Add the yolk and continue hitting. Pour the dry ingredients, zest and stir.

Step 2:

Shape the dough into the shape you want or cut in various shapes. Place the cookies on sheets coated with non-stick labels. Spread them with egg white and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar.

Step 3:

Garnish top with fruit glace or almonds. Bake for about 10-12 minutes. Allow them to cool.

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