This shortbread is popular throughout Greece and is eaten on all festive occasions.
Cream ½ lb. of butter, work in gradually 1 lb. of flour, ½ lb. of icing sugar and 1 teaspoon of baking powder. Work thoroughly, roll out, and divide into pieces 2 inches wide and about 3 inches long. Bake in a slow oven for ¾ of an hour without browning. When done, dip in icing sugar, being careful that each piece is evenly coated.