Biscotti di Regina / Sesame Cookies (by Emily Ruisi Stanco)

Biscotti di Regina / Sesame Cookies (by Emily Ruisi Stanco)

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 1 hour

Mom's cookies


4 cups Flour
1 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Shortening
2 Eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/4 pound Sesame seeds

Original recipe makes 8



* Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl.

* Add 1 cup of Shortening, cut in with pastry blender or two knives until pieces are the size of small peas.

* Stir in two eggs, slightly beaten and 1/4 cup of milk (add 1 tablespoon at a time).

* Mix together thoroughly.

* Break dough into small pieces and roll each piece between palms of hands to form rolls about 1-11/2 inch in length. Flatten rolls slightly and roll in 1/4 pound of sesame seeds.

* Place on cookie sheets about 3/4 inches apart.

* Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until cookies are lightly brown.

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