Melt-Away Sugar Cookies

Ghreibi (ghrey-bee)


Preparation info

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    2 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

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These cookies literally melt in your mouth. A simple combination of clarified butter with sugar blended with flour, these pistachio-topped cookies are light and crisp. Enjoy them as an afternoon snack or a uniquely different cookie at a bake sale or tea party. These will quickly become a favorite around your home.


Specialty Ingredients

  • Clarified butter. (Caution: Unsalted butter, butter, or margarine will not work in this recipe).


Prepare Ahead

You can prepare these cookies several days in advance and store them in an airtight container on the counter with plastic wrap in between the layers, or store them in the refrigerator for several weeks. Serve at room temperature.