Greek Cookie Recipes

Make beloved traditional Greek cookies like buttery kourabiedes or baklava with  trusted Greek cookie recipes complete with ratings, reviews and baking tips.

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Rating: 4.5 stars 32
This Near Eastern pastry is made of many layers of paper-thin dough with a filling usually of honey and ground nuts. If you like honey, you'll probably like Baklava.
By Karsta

Greek Egg Biscuits

Rating: 4.5 stars 20
A delicate, braided cookie perfect with coffee or tea.
By Allrecipes Member

Kourabiedes I

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
Buttery Greek crescent shaped cookie.
By Allrecipes Member

Greek Easter Cookies from Smyrna

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
I acquired in this recipe while in Greece.
By Rosina

Koulourakia II

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
S shaped cookies sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Kourambiedes III

Rating: 4 stars 5
I got this butter ball recipe from my mother-in-law who is Greek. I make a double batch every Christmas and my hubby eats most of them. Enjoy!

Greek Butter Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 206
When I was little I used to live next to a Greek family, who would make these cookies year round, and give tins of them to neighbors around Christmas.


Rating: 4.5 stars 13
Delicious Greek pastries...probably one of my favorites because of the orange and cinnamon combination. Worth the time they take!

Kourambiathes (Greek Cookies)

Rating: 3.5 stars 11
A traditional Greek shortbread cookie. Adds a good flavor to any holiday!
By Allrecipes Member

Pasteli (Greek Sesame Bars)

Rating: 4 stars 1
Sesame seed is the ultimate brain food and an excellent source of calcium. Enjoy its benefits with these traditional sesame bars from the Greek island of Sifnos.

Fran's Greek Butter Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 3
When I was a little girl one of my favorite teachers taught me this wonderful recipe.
By Allrecipes Member

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Kourabiedes II
Rating: Unrated 3
Given to me by my mother, who got the recipe from a Greek friend of hers.