Christmas Cookies in Syrup

A favorite Greek dessert for the kids is the Christmas cookies in syrup, so what about some honey tasting cookies an excellent choice for you as also for your kids. So what are you waiting for, sleeves up and use your imagination in order to get an excellent result.

Μελομακάρονα - Christmas Cookies in Syrup

Christmas Cookies in Syrup


For the cookies, you need the ingredients below,

3 cups (tea) oil
1 cup (tea) sugar
1 cup (tea) orange juice
1 teaspoon cinnamon and some clove
Orange zest
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
9 cups flour

For the syrup, you need the ingredients below,

4 cups (tea) water
4 cups (tea) sugar
2 cups (tea) honey
Juice from 1/2 lemon

Μελομακάρονα - Christmas Cookies in Syrup


Start mixing all the liquid ingredients together and then add the the sugar, the cinnamon, the clove, the orange zest, the baking powder, the baking soda and the flour. Knead them until you get a soft smooth dough. Use your hand in order to slice it in small pieces and shape them in the form you like. Bake in oven at 170 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Boil the ingredients for the syrup for 5-6 minutes and then put the cold cookies into the hot syrup for a bit and then put them on a plate to rest and decorate with some walnuts. That’s it the Christmas cookies in syrup are ready to share.

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