Kourabiedes I Recipe

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Kourabiedes I
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  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tbsp brandy
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
  • 36 whole cloves
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration


  1. Sift flour with baking powder. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg yolk, brandy and vanilla. Beat again until very light. Stir in almonds.
  3. Blend in flour mixture, mix to form a soft, smooth dough. Chill 30 minutes or until it can be handled easily.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
  5. Shape level tablespoonfuls of dough into crescent-shapes. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Insert whole clove into center of each. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until light...do not brown. Cool on rack. Dust generously with confectioners' sugar.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 909.64 Kcal (3808 kJ)
Calories from fat 680.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 75.57g 116%
Cholesterol 217.24mg 72%
Sodium 35.11mg 1%
Potassium 283.97mg 6%
Total Carbs 50.96g 17%
Sugars 46.13g 185%
Dietary Fiber 2.43g 10%
Protein 7.74g 15%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 25%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 119.6mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 529.96 Kcal (2219 kJ)
Calories from fat 396.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44.02g 116%
Cholesterol 126.57mg 72%
Sodium 20.46mg 1%
Potassium 165.44mg 6%
Total Carbs 29.69g 17%
Sugars 26.87g 185%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 10%
Protein 4.51g 15%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 25%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 69.7mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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