Arabic shortbread cookies recipes

Honey Pecan Stuffed Shortbread Cookies

Honey Pecan Stuffed Shortbread Cookies

They are similar to kurabiye (which is cookie in Turkish and Qurabiyə in Arabic) in that they are made using a wooden cookie mold
Orange Blossom Pistachio Chocolate Cookies

Orange Blossom Pistachio Chocolate Cookies

These are Arabic inspired cookies which have been formed into a ring shape. These buttery shortbreadcookies are extra special and indulgent because of addition of fragrant orange blossom water, pistachio nuts and milk chocolate
Minimal Monday: Pomegranate Molasses

Minimal Monday: Pomegranate Molasses

  It's a condiment that is a concentrated form of pomegranate juice, and it's been used in Persian and Arabic cuisines for centuries
Greece: Kourabiedes

Greece: Kourabiedes

The word kourabies (plural kourabiedes) originates from qurabiya in Azerbaijani, qurabiyə in Arabic, kurabiye in Turkish and of course you will find this “cookie” under a similar name in many other countries as well
Morocco: Savory Crackers With Sesame and Aniseed

Morocco: Savory Crackers With Sesame and Aniseed

In Judeo-Arabic, we called them rghaif, which means “galettes” in Arabic. I am talking about about the real crusty and flaky cracker and not the savory shortbreads that are no less delicious but which absolutely does not follow the same process of preparation and decoration as the Moroccan savory crackers

Ghoraiybah

The cookies should remain white, but may turn golden at the very edge. Preheat the oven to 300ºF (150ºC)

Pecan Balls

I’ve read somewhere that the origin is Arabic, taken to Mexico by the Spaniards at some point. The recipe obviously varies slightly from culture to culture, but the foundation remains the same- a crumbly cookie resembling a shortbread that is speckled with ground pecans (or sometimes another favorite nut) and dusted generously with powdered sugar (whether in the shape of a ball or crescent)