Tag: cookies

Kakat’ Mahlab

Kakat’ Mahlab

This is my favorite Middle Eastern cookie. It is buttery, doughy, and has just the right sweetness. It is like a cross between a shortbread and sweet bread. And of course, it goes great with tea! I used to love making these with Nana B. 

Lawzena

Lawzena

There is nothing more uniquely synonymous with our Nana Badriya than Lawzena.¬† This one-of-a-kind cookie contains the perfect balance of just four ingredients: ground almonds, whipped egg whites, sugar and cardamom.¬†People come from near and far for a taste of this delicious, chewy, almond cookie