Easter Cookies

 1 kg of soft flour
 1 ½ cups of powdered sugar
 1 cup of butter
 1 cup of orange juice
 4 egg yolks
 2 tbsp of baking powder
 1 tbsp of honey
 ½ tsp of vanilla powder
 1 tsp of orange zest

1

In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, orange zest and vanilla.

2

Beat together butter, powdered sugar and honey until the mixture turns white and fluffy. Add 3 egg yolks, one at a time, and continue beating.

3

Reduce the speed and slowly mix in the flour and the orange juice. Continue beating until the mixture doesn’t stick to the walls of the bowl.

4

Cover the bowl for approximately half an hour and then knead the dough into various shapes.

5

Grease a baking pan with butter and arrange the cookies so that they are an inch apart.

6

In a bowl, whisk the last egg yolk with some water. Use a pastry brush to apply the glaze on the cookies and then bake in a preheated oven at 1800 C for approximately 20 minutes.

7

Once cool, remove the cookies from the pan and serve with coffee or tea.

Ingredients

 1 kg of soft flour
 1 ½ cups of powdered sugar
 1 cup of butter
 1 cup of orange juice
 4 egg yolks
 2 tbsp of baking powder
 1 tbsp of honey
 ½ tsp of vanilla powder
 1 tsp of orange zest

Directions

1

In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, orange zest and vanilla.

2

Beat together butter, powdered sugar and honey until the mixture turns white and fluffy. Add 3 egg yolks, one at a time, and continue beating.

3

Reduce the speed and slowly mix in the flour and the orange juice. Continue beating until the mixture doesn’t stick to the walls of the bowl.

4

Cover the bowl for approximately half an hour and then knead the dough into various shapes.

5

Grease a baking pan with butter and arrange the cookies so that they are an inch apart.

6

In a bowl, whisk the last egg yolk with some water. Use a pastry brush to apply the glaze on the cookies and then bake in a preheated oven at 1800 C for approximately 20 minutes.

7

Once cool, remove the cookies from the pan and serve with coffee or tea.

Easter Cookies