Kourabiedes are Greek shortbread cookies coated with icing sugar. They are usually offered in festivities such as weddings, engagements, name days, Christmas etc.
A very significant factor to have tasty kourabiedes lies mainly on the quality of butter used. Ewe’s milk butter or a mixture of ewe’s and goat milk butter is used but if you can’t find any, you can substitute it with regular butter, although still delicious, the taste will not be the same.
We can shape them by hand by making small round balls around 23 – 25 grams each which can be flattened or give them a moon shape or even use a cookie cutter. The time of baking will depend on their size and your oven.