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Greek Holiday Cookies

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Serves About 6 1/2 dozen | Prep Time About 2 hours | Cook Time 7-12 minutes


1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1 1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 tbsp orange juice
3 tsp vanilla
5 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda

In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar

Add 2 eggs

Beat well

Beat in the orange juice and vanilla

Combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda

Gradually add to the creamed mixture

Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle

Roll the dough into 1 1/4 inch balls

Shape each into a 6 inch rope

Fold in half and twist twice

Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets

In a small bowl, beat the remaining eggs

Brush over the dough

Bake at 350 F for 7-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown

Remove to wire racks

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