Queen's Biscuits (Biscotti di Regina)

Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

These are great little Italian sesame biscuits. It's not too sweet and great with coffee.


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Serves:

6 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

4 c
sifted flour
1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
shortening
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c
milk ( 1 tablespoon at a time)
1/4 lb
(about 2/3 to 3/4 cup) sesame seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly grease two cookies sheets.
2
Sift together in a bowl flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
3
Cut in with pastry blender or two knives until pieces are size of peas the shortening.
4
Stir in to make a soft dough the eggs and milk. Mix together throughly.
5
Break dough into small pieces and roll each piece between palms of hands to form rolls about 1 1/2in. in length. Flatten rolls slightly, and roll in sesame seeds.
6
Place on cookie sheet about 3/4in. apart. Bake at 375F 12 to 15 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Regional Style: Italian