Greek Honey and Anise Twists (Koulourakia)
Greek Honey and Anise Twists (Koulourakia)
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    Traditionally, these Greek cookies are formed into rings, twists and half circles. In this recipe, they are shaped into bow ties and twists, then glazed with anise-flavored honey. These are delicately sweet and nice with coffee.

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup honey
    • 4 tablespoons anise-flavored liqueur, such as Marie Brizard
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 4 1/4 cups all purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons aniseed
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
    • Sesame seeds

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1044 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 39 g 59.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 23 g 116.13%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 108 mg 35.87%
    • Sodium: 1026 mg 42.73%
    • Calcium: 54 mg 5.35%
    • Potassium: 157 mg 4.47%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 36.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 156 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.57%
    • Sugar: 52 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 4 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 23.62%
    • Vitamin C 3.65%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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