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Greek Moustokouloura – Grape must cookies

Greek Moustokouloura - Grape must cookies

Greek Moustokouloura – Grape must cookies

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 1 vote

Experience the taste of Greece with our traditional Moustokouloura recipe. These delightful cookies, enriched with grape molasses, cinnamon, and cloves, offer a truly authentic culinary experience. Perfect for sharing with loved ones or savoring alongside a cup of Greek coffee.

Course: DessertCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy


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Ingredients for the Moustokouloura

  • 250 g Seed oil

  • 270 g Sugar

  • 400 g Petimezi (grape molasses)

  • 2 g Ground Cloves

  • 6 g Ground Cinnamon

  • 50 g Cognac or Brandy

  • 100 g Water

  • 1 tsp Baking Powder

  • 1 tsp Baking Ammonia

  • 1 tsp Baking Soda

  • 1 kg All-Purpose Flour

  • 100 g Black Raisins

How to make Greek Moustokouloura

  • In a bowl, add the seed oil, sugar, and mix.
  • Add the petimezi, ground cloves, cinnamon, and mix.
  • Add the cognac, water, baking powder, ammonia, baking soda, and mix.
  • Gradually add the flour while continuously mixing. Add the raisins and knead for two to three minutes. Let the dough rest for 15 minutes.
  • Grease the countertop with a little vegetable oil. Cut the dough into pieces of 40 grams each.
  • Stretch each piece of dough into a stick with your hands and join the two ends of the dough to form the moustokouloura.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C (355 F) and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

30 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8.4g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 1.2g 5%
  • Sodium 916mg 39%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 415mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.4g 0%
    • Sugars 20.9g
  • Protein 0.2g 0%
  • Calcium 12%
  • Iron 3%

* 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.