Kurabie
Butter Cookies

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Kurabie

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Ingredients

650g Flour
270ml Greek Yogurt
3 Eggs
200g Sugar
120g Melted Butter
1Tsp Baking Soda
1 Drop Vanilla Essence Optional
For Coating
1 Eggs
10g Melted Butter

Nutritional information

242
Calories
11.5g
Sugar
5.1g
Sat Fat
8.4g
Fat
5.2g
Protein
36.2g
Carbs
1/20
Serving
Cuisine:

Ingredients

  • For Coating

About this Recipe

There’s nothing quite like a homemade biscuit especially when fresh straight from the oven and these are a family favourite in our house!

Albanian Kurabie is just like eating scones, the texture, the smell and the taste is very similar. Traditionally, these cookies are eaten as they are – they don’t get hard and keep for many days. However, we also serve them as a pudding by soaking them in some sugar water – yum!

Whenever I am eating these cookies I always feel like breaking them in half, spreading on some cream and adding some jam.

They come in two flavours plain / vanilla or lemon but I’ve experimented and found that you can add shredded coconut to the mixture to make some coconut versions or sprinkle with icing sugar for a sweeter taste.

Albanian Kurabie

Method

1
Done

Prepare the Dough

In a large mixing bowl add all the ingredients and mix together until a dough is formed. The dough should be stick - add extra flour if you find the mixture too sticky to work with.

2
Done

Using the extra melted butter, rub some over your hands before breaking the dough into 20 equal sized pieces and roll each piece into a ball. Before rolling each ball rub melted butter over your hands each time.

3
Done

Place the balls of dough onto a greased / lined baking tray 5cm apart - you will need to split the balls into two batches cooking one batch at a time.

4
Done

Cooking

Brush eat ball with beaten egg and place in the oven at 180 degree for 20 minutes. The Kurabie will be a light golden colour and slightly squishy in the middle. Place on a cooling rack to cool.

Michelle Tafili

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