Makes 60-65 pieces

ACTIVE TIME: 20 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 1 hour

  • Ingredients
    • 1 box butter melted (4 sticks- 500gr)
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 6 tbsp powdered sugar
    • 1 tsp Metaxa
    • 5 cups flour
    • 1/2 cup pecans
    • 1/2 cup cashews


    1. Preheat oven to 380o F. 
    2. Combine all the ingredients except the nuts, mix until a soft dough is formed.
    3. Add the nuts and mix. 
    4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    5. Break off small pieces of dough, form into a small ball. 
    6. Pinch the centre of the dough ball to flatten a bit and place on the baking sheet.
    7. Repeat until all dough is used.
    8. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. 
    9. Let the kourambiethes cool and then place them on serving plates.
    10. Sprinkle some powdered sugar over them. 

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