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       Title: Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cookies)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 54 servings
  
   2 1/4 c  Flour
   1 1/4 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Butter; softened
       1 c  Powdered sugar
       2 tb Brandy (or milk)
       1 ts Vanilla
       1    Egg yolk beaten with 1 tbl
            Milk for glaze
       3 tb Sesame seed
  
     DESCRIPTION:  These golden twists are usually baked on Holy Thursday.
     Preheat oven to 375. Beat together butter and sugar until light and
   fluffy. Add egg, brandy and vanilla, mixing well.
    Add flour, baking soda and salt, mixing well after each addition. Working
   with rounded teaspoons of dough, use palms to roll each piece back and
   forth on a lightly floured surface until it forms a 6-inch rope. Bring ends
   together to form a hairpin shape, then gently twist 2-3 times. Lightly
   pinch ends together. Arrange 1 apart on greased baking sheets, brush with
   egg glaze, then sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes or until
   golden. Cool on racks.
      Store airtight at room temp for 2 weeks. Freeze for longer storage. From
   “The Joy of Cookies,”
  
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