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queen's biscuits (biscotti di regina)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Melanie Ross
Rumford, ME

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

(1 rating)
yield 6 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For queen's biscuits (biscotti di regina)

  • 4 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 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)

  • 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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