If one day you’re faced with a bowl of leftover yolks, this is a delicious recipe to use them. I mostly double the recipe to make over 60 cookies. Feel free to add more flavour to the mixture, it's simple and a success every time I try it.
For 32 small Ghriba
-125 gr caster sugar
-125 gr soft butter
-250 gr white flour
-4 gr baking powder
-4 egg yolk
-Pinch of salt
-Pinch of cinnamon powder
-About 100 gr of seeds of your choice for decoration
1-Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4
2-Cream butter and sugar either with hand using the back of a fork or use a stand mixer.
3-Mix together flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon.
4-Gradually add flour to butter mixture using a spatula or your hand. Don't over mix.
5-Form a dough which should be very soft and slightly sticky. Rub a little cooking oil on your hands if the dough is too sticky to handle. If it's too runny, add some flour.
6-Form small balls dough, coat them with seeds of your choice, transfer to a lined tray.
7-Bake for 10 to 20 minutes maximum. Don't over cook.
8-Allow to cool and serve.