The annual Armenian Festival and Bazaar is taking place this weekend in Bethesda.
Akabi Atamian and Anne Dardarian stopped by News4 Midday to share a taste of the annual event, including a cookie recipe.
ARMENIAN SUGAR COOKIES
- 2 cups of butter
- 1 egg
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp vanilla
- ½ cup roasted almonds or walnuts, chopped
- 4 cups flour
- powdered sugar to coat
- Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar.
- Add flour gradually and beat well.
- Add nuts and vanilla.
- Shape into small balls and bake in 325° F oven for 15 to 18 minutes.
- Roll in powdered sugar.