Butter Cookies (Gribee)
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 25 Cookies
Taken from "Food from Biblical Lands"
  • 1 cup clarified butter (Ghee), chilled
  • 1 cup super-fine (powdered) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rose-water
  • 2 cups flour
  1. In food processor with steel blade, cream butter, adding sugar and rose-water and process until fluffy.
  2. Add flour and pulse (turning motor off and on) until flour disappears and mixture is soft.
  3. Place dough in bowl.
  4. Pinch off dough the size of golf balls and shape as desired. (Traditionally about 2-1/4" in circumference indented in center with your finger).
  5. Place on ungreased baking tray and bake in 300° oven for 15-20 minutes until bottoms are very light brown. Tops will remain white.
  6. Let cool several hours before removing from pan.
Recipe by Betor Family News at http://www.betor.org/2012/12/20/butter-cookies-gribee