Cookies from Sfakia | Recipes

Cookies from Sfakia

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  • 2 kilos flour
  • 2 1/2 glasses olive oil
  • 2 glasses sugar
  • 1 glass orange juice
  • 2 glasses water
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cloves
  • Browned sesame seeds


Combine the oil with the sugar in a large bowl and stir well. Add the water, the baking powder dissolved in orange juice, the cinnamon, the cloves and finally, add the flour slowly, constantly working the mixture into a soft dough. Shape the cookies, sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake them at a moderate temperature.

Source: Prefecture of Chania