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Old 02-29-2012, 04:52 PM   #1
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Egyptian butter cookies

When I was single my landlords were from Egypt. Everything she cooked was amazing. My favorite thing was these melt in your mouth butter cookies but for the life of me I can't remember how she made them. I know they had very little ingredients. Maybe there was butter, confectioners sugar and flour? Maybe half butter half crisco?? I know they were rolled in confectioners sugar when they were done and they were soooooo good. I am dying for the recipe.

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Old 02-29-2012, 08:32 PM   #2
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Welcome to Discuss Cooking Deeda. I think you are talking about a cookie that is known by many names. I know them as Mexican Wedding cookies, without nuts they are called Melting Moments.

Check this out...
http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/...ies-91976.aspx
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Old 03-01-2012, 03:59 AM   #3
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We called them Russian Teacakes!

Also you may want to try googling Corn Starch Meltaways.

I like the ones made with lime zest and lime juice or lemon zest and lemon juice.
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