By: Alison Marras
April 28, 2016
(updated April 20, 2021)
The second Easter of this year is this weekend, guys. GREEK EASTER. My husband’s favorite holiday and we’re so lucky to have two between us to celebrate. It’s Spring, the BBQ is cleaned and we are ready for a cook-out. It also happens to fall on my birthday this year… so I’m definitely treating myself to some cookies. He can work the grill… and I’ll get these babies ready.
When I first started to experience holidays with my husband’s family, lots of new amazing food to try. And for dessert… always a little cookie tray in everyone’s house filled with Greek cookies. These… are known as “Kourabiedes”, Almond-Butter cookies. My FAVORITE. You may have seen them, they’re usually covered in powdered sugar, so I clearly deviated from that with my version, (I am sweet enough after-all). I’m also only using 1 tbsp of maple sugar here, because the almond and vanilla extracts make me happy enough, why add more sugar?
These cookies have a really nice crumb, crisp on the outside but slightly soft in the middle with a little crunch from the slivered almonds on top. Made with all almond flour, they’re a perfect grain-free cookie that I will be savoring this Sunday.
If you love almonds, you have got to try these!
for 12 cookies:
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