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Ghraybeh (Arabic Butter Cookies)

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time28 mins

Ghraybeh (Arabic Butter Cookies), delicate cookies melt in your mouth. Ghraybeh can be prepared days in advance. Once you try them you will fall in love! Ghraybeh is available in Arabian dessert restaurants.

 1 cup soft butter
 1 cup powdered sugar
 1 large egg white
 2 cups flour
 1 small pinch of salt
For garnish

Preheat oven to 350 ° F.


In the blender bowl, put the butter and sugar. Blend at medium speed for 5 minutes or until the butter is very light yellow.


Add the egg whites and run at medium speed until the whites disappear.


Add flour and salt then blend on medium speed for one to two minutes until a soft and smooth paste is formed. You can form Qraybeh directly or let it rest for at least an hour.


Form balls of dough the size of a walnut or slightly smaller and press pistachio in the top if desired on parchment lined surface. Arrange in a baking tray.


Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. It is important that the Graybeh color does not change and remain white in color. Let it cool completely before serving.

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