Greek Tea Cookies

March 18, 2009


This is easy to make, if you like it crunchy, bake longer and vice versa 🙂

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups of flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup finely chopped almonds
1/3 cup powdered sugar to roll cookies in when baked

Beat butter, powdered sugar, and the vanilla in a large bowl.
Stir in flour and salt and almonds. Shape dough into 1-inch balls place about 2-inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 400° F. for 9 to 12 minutes.
Immediately remove from cookie sheet and roll in powdered sugar.
Cool completely on wire rack. Roll in powdered sugar again.



There are many version of this choco chips cookies, this one is my version 🙂

Since I need to make something for the kids to take to Kindergarten, they love chocolate and I love sesame… so here is the resut 😀

It is easy to make and causing not too much mess 😀

To make this you need:

250 gr butter, softened (you can use margarine but I think butter is  best)

1/2 tsp salt

150 gr castor sugar (or brown sugar)

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 egg

400 gr all purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

60 gr toasted sesame seeds

70-100 gr chocolate chips (depends on how much you like it)



Heat up oven 170°C.

Beat butter, sugar, salt and vanilla until fluffy.

Add the egg, mix it well.

Shift together flour and baking powder, add them to the butter mixture, a little by a little, mix well.

Add the sesame seeds and chocolate chips, mix well.

Spoon the dough to a layered cookie pan (you can use ice scoop or just teaspoon), give some space in between.

Bake for about 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.

The baking time is vary depending on the size of your cookie.