My sister Koko, short for Konstantina, makes these delicious, traditional Greek Christmas shortbread cookies every year and this is her recipes. Share them with friends and family and give them as gifts. Try a Greek dessert wine, such as the sweet wine of Monemvassia, with all your holiday sweets. To find some of the artisinal Greek products you'll need to make this, visit my online shop here
, where you'll discover a host of lovingly curated Greek ingredients.
You can shape kourambiedes all sorts of ways: As little buttons, about 1 ½ in. / 4 cm in diameter; small oblong fingers, about 2 in./ 5 cm long; or as hearts, diamonds, or crescents.