Choose section to search
Type to search
Recipe Book
Recipe Category / Cookies and Cakes
Easter Cookies
Easter Cookies
  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Cut the butter into small cubes and add them to the mixer’s bowl.
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients for the 1st mixture and beat on low speed for 1 minute with the whisk attachment and then beat on high speed until all of the ingredients are completely combined and become fluffy.
  • In the meantime in a separate bowl, add all of the ingredients for the 2nd mixture and whisk until the eggs and milk are completely incorporated.
  • Gradually add the 2nd mixture to the mixer with the 1st mixture and beat until completely combined.
  • The mixture may seem like it has split but don’t worry because it will all come together as you go along.
  • In a separate bowl, add all of the ingredients for the 3rd mixture (apart from the egg yolk which is meant for making the egg wash) and mix with a spoon.
  • Remove the mixing bowl from the mixer’s stand and add the 3rd mixture to the bowl.
  • Mix with a plastic spatula until it becomes hard to mix and continue mixing by hand until you create a dough that is soft, fluffy and elastic.
  • Transfer dough to a working surface and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • Knead and shape cookies in the shape of a braid.
  • Transfer to a baking pan lined with parchment paper, leaving enough space between them.
  • Brush cookies with egg wash.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.
Rate this recipe You need to login
Stars 5 965280a274e7faaa3ab948cbf65b3e63cafd3a357c9a1db9ace6cb5ab0ca420b
Stars 4 7a9178270a01a919f143a86d02d23da24820e7cf7d8785260b287b505604249a
Stars 3 c9ab54a9391cb4e2af3c2a4c4675bedbe4c0f240b47f2deb664d8e5e3214bb49
Stars 2 c2271760a84c41b554ecf1d1b2b17a4774d017e08924e9c4b7bd07ffe0c53648
Stars 1 d2c64104eb0fa01541d9f73e1face12dcf9db387d50b23e382af06ebc6f3d651


Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
7 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
10 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
21 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
6 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
6 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
5 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
3 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
1 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.