Egyptian Sweet Cookies

This is one cookie recipe that just gets better with age!


  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 ½ sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup powdered sugar, plus more for dusting
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup milk, room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line 2-3 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl or mixer, mix together all the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. With mixer set to low speed, slowly add vanilla followed by melted butter and continue mixing – pausing just before the dough fully forms.
  4. Pour in milk and mix until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  5. Scoop a rounded tablespoonful of dough and roll into a ball. Place on a cookie sheets. Make a cross hatch on the top using a fork, pressing down slightly.
  6. Bake each batch for 12-15 minutes, or until bottom edges are slightly browned. Cool completely before dusting generously with powdered sugar.

Source : allrecipes.Com

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