Hot Sesame Sticks

Janice Wiles


Keep these peppery little pastry-like morsels on hand in the freezer packed in an airtight container to protect their shape. Serve them along with other appetizers or as an accompaniment to soups and salads.
This is Quick & Tasty

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Makes 4 dozen
20 Min
15 Min


1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
dried oregano leaves
egg slightly beaten
2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese
4 Tbsp
sesame seeds

How to Make Hot Sesame Sticks


  • 1Cream butter. Add flour, cayenne, salt and oregano. Mix until butter is completely
    blended into the flour mixture. this may be done in the food processor using the steel blade.
  • 2Blend in the egg and work dough with hands. or process until mixture looks like cookie dough. Add the parmesan cheese and blend in well.
  • 3Divide into quarters. Divide each quarter into halves and roll out to make a long, finger-thick strand on surface that is sprinkled with sesame seeds. strands should be about 8 inches long.
  • 4divide each strand into 6 pieces making a dozen pieces from each quarter of dough; four dozen in all. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 5Bake at 400*F. for 12 to 15 min. or until pale golden. Serve hot or atroom temperature.
  • 6NOTES: You may wish to add these goodys to a cookie tray for a surprising variety from the sweet choices.

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