Greek Orange Flower Water and Almond Cookies

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Greek Orange Flower Water and Almond Cookies
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 5 min.
Ready in

Ingredients

for
50
Ingredients
1 cup
soft butter (scant)
cup
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
4 teaspoons
2
2 ⅔ cups
1 cup
almonds (peeled ground kernels)
¼ cup
To garnish
How healthy are the main ingredients?
sugareggalmond

Preparation steps

1.
Beat the butter with the sugar and vanilla sugar and extract until pale and fluffy. Knead in the ouzo, eggs, flour, almonds and a pinch of salt. Shape into two rolls, wrap in clingfilm and chill in the fridge for approx. 1 hour.
2.
Heat the oven to 200°C (180°C in a fan oven), 400°F, gas 6.
3.
Cut the dough into approx. 50 pieces and shape them into small, long biscuits. Place the biscuits about 2 cm apart on a baking tray lined with baking parchment. Bake for approx. 15-20 minutes.
4.
Remove the biscuits from the oven, and place on a wire rack. Brush with orange flower water, sprinkle with icing sugar and let cool.
5.
Before serving, the biscuits may be sprinkled with a little more icing sugar. They may be served with coffee.