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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Lightly grease two cookies sheets.
2Sift together in a bowl flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
3Cut in with pastry blender or two knives until pieces are size of peas the shortening.
4Stir in to make a soft dough the eggs and milk. Mix together throughly.
5Break 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.
6Place 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