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Greek Easter Cookies | Koulourakia

Greek Easter Cookies | Koulourakia

Greek Easter Cookies | Koulourakia

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 1 vote

Dive into the heart of Greek Easter festivities with our authentic Greek Easter Cookies recipe. Infused with aromatic hints of orange zest and vanilla, these tender delights are sure to become a beloved tradition at your holiday table.

Course: DessertCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy


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Ingredients for the Greek Easter Cookies

  • 3 Eggs

  • 300 g Sugar

  • 300 g Milk

  • 150 g Butter

  • 3 Vanillins

  • 1 pinch Mastic Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Mahlab (optional)

  • Zest of 2 Oranges

  • 15 g Baking Powder

  • 1 kg All-Purpose Flour

  • 1 Egg and Water (Egg wash)

How to make Greek Easter Cookies

  • In a bowl, add the eggs, sugar, and mix.
  • Add the milk, room temperature butter, orange zest, vanilla extracts, a pinch of powdered mastic, mahlab, and mix well.
  • Mix the baking powder with the flour and gradually add them to the mixture while stirring.
  • Mix well until dough.
  • Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.
  • Shape the cookies in the desired pattern and place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, leaving some space between them.
  • Beat an egg with a little water and brush the cookies with the mixture.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C (355 F) and bake for about 20 minutes.

Watch the video of how to make Greek Easter Cookies

Nutrition Facts

50 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 3.2g 5%
    • Saturated Fat 1.8g 5%
  • Cholesterol 29mg 10%
  • Sodium 29mg 2%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 45mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
    • Sugars 6.3g
  • Protein 1.2g 2%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Vitamin D 19%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.