Greek easter cookies

Yield: 54 servings

Measure Ingredient
2¼ cup Flour
1¼ teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Butter, softened
1 cup Powdered Sugar
1 Egg
2 tablespoons Brandy or Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 Egg Yolk +
1 tablespoon Milk beaten together
3 tablespoons Sesame Seeds

In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside. In a large bowl combine butter and sugar, beating until fluffy. Add egg, brandy, vanilla and beat well after each addition.

Add flour mixture / cup at a time blending will after each addition.

Roll 1 teaspoon of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 6 inch rope, fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together. Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg/milk mixture.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes in a preheated 375oF oven until golden. Cool on rack. Store in an air tight container at room temperature. Makes 4/ dozen cookies.

Source: "The Yankee Kitchen" 03-31-93 (#1) [Carmella]

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