Recipe Spotlight: Melomakarona

These cookies are blessed…they literally mean “blessed!” Melomakarona is made of two Greek words, Meli meaning “honey” and makarona derived from the ancient Greek word makaria meaning “blessed.”

These honey oval-shaped cookies will be a hit at your upcoming holiday parties! There are two important components to these cookies: the dough and the sugar syrup. Click here to see how Silk Road Recipes makes their cookies!

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients: water, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, orange, honey, semolina, flour, nutmeg, vanilla, walnuts, and more!

And for those who are gluten free or vegan, try Veggies Don’t Bite’s gluten free and vegan Melomakarona cookie recipe here.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20

Ingredients: cane sugar, walnuts, oat flour, cinnamon, all spice, orange juice, brandy, maple syrup and more!

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