Greek Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    soft, delicate cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Charleston to Phnom Penh: A Cook's Journal

By John Martin Taylor

Published 2022

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Serve these irresistible cookies with a glass of port. The dough can be refrigerated for several weeks in an air-tight plastic bag and baked at a later date. You can mix this dough by hand, using a wooden spoon.


  • 1 orange
  • 1 cup fruity extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups sugar</


Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease 2 baking sheets.

Grate the zest of the orange and set aside in a small bowl or pitcher. Juice the orange, adding the juice to the zest.

Beat the oil and 1 c