Aunt Pearl's Sesame Seed Cookies (Giuggiulena)

Anne Nunez

By
@FleurdeSel

These are great for tea or coffee. They are meant to have a drier, harder texture, perfect for dunking.


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Serves:
48
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar
1 c
vegetable shortening
2
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
whole milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
white sesame seeds (amount approximated)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375. Line baking sheets with parchment.

2Mix everything *except sesame seeds*.

3Roll into small balls. Roll balls in sesame seeds and then roll balls into finger size.

4Bake for about 20-25 minutes. Watch carefully so the bottoms don't burn.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #sesame