«Melomakarona» traditional Greek Christmas cookies



1 ½ cup of olive oil

1 orange (the juice and the shaving)

1 glass of cognac

1kg flour

½ kg fresh butter

1kg sugar

2 tea spoons of baking powder

1 tea spoon of baking soda





Put the sugar, butter and olive oil in a big bowl and mix them very good. After that, add the orange juice, cognac and the baking soda. Continue mixing your ingredients until you create a smooth mixture.

When your mixture is smooth enough, add the orange shavings, baking powder and flour. Mix them well and in small pieces start shaping them. After you shape all of them, put them in the over for 180o approximately 30-40minutes. When your cookies are ready cover them with honey and walnuts.


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