Queen's Biscuits (Biscotti di Regina)

1
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

How to Make Queen's Biscuits (Biscotti di Regina)

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.

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About Queen's Biscuits (Biscotti di Regina)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Regional Style: Italian




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