Sesame Greek Easter Cookies (Koulourakia)

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Traditional Greek cookies are 2 small strands of dough twisted together and brushed with egg-milk mixture and sprinkled with sesame seed.

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  • add   3 eggs
  • add   1 cup butter
  • add   1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • add   1/2 cup orange juice
  • add   1 egg, beaten (mixed with the milk)
  • add   2 teaspoons baking powder
  • add   1 1/2 cups sugar
  • add   6 cups flour
  • add   7 tablespoons milk

Instructions

  1. Cream butter. Add sugar gradually.
  2. Add eggs one at a time alternately with orange juice.
  3. Add flour that has been sifted with soda and baking powder, a little bit at a time.Should be a soft dough.
  4. Shape as desired and brush with egg and milk mixture.Traditional Greek cookies are 2 small strands of doughtwisted together and brushed with egg-milk mixture and sprinkled with sesame seed.
  5. Use greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degreesto 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.