Traditional Christmas Cookies.

2 cup FeleaGoods® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 cup sugar
3/4 cups orange juice
1/4 cup brandy
2 tsp orange zest
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
8 cups all purpose flour (more or less)
2 cups FeleaGoods® Honey
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
1/2 cup walnuts
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp clove

Preparing & Cooking :
1.Beat the oil with sugar, orange juice, zest and brandy.
2.Mix the baking soda, flour (sifted) and make a well where you add the liquid ingredients and knead lightly.
3.Form into the desired shape and bake at 175°C for about 30 minutes until they are golden brown.
4.Boil the syrup for 5 minutes, skim off the foam and pour the syrup over the melomakarona as soon as you take them out of the oven.
5.When they have absorbed the syrup, turn them over to allow it to be absorbed on both sides.
6.Set them aside to cool thoroughly.
7.Mix the walnuts, cinnamon and clove and sprinkle the melomakarona