Kourabiedes refers to the traditional Greek Christmas cookies coated with powdered sugar. This is one of the two (2) kinds of confection that are traditionally consumed in large quantities in Greece during the holiday season, the other is Melomacarona.

Kourabiedes is pronounced "kou-ra-bi-eth-es", is the plural of the word Kourabies which is pronounced "kou-ra-bi-es"