Sesame Cookies

Sesame Cookies Recipe

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Roberta Savio


I remember going to the Italian bakery for these cookies until my grandmother taught me how to make them. Big request in our family for these.


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20 Min


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3 c
3/4 c
2 tsp
baking powder
1/8 tsp
1/2 stick
unsalted butter, cut into bits and softened
1/4 c
crisco shortening-softened
2 large
eggs-beaten lightly
1/4 c
milk--also have milk on side for dipping
2 tsp
3/4 c
sesame seeds

How to Make Sesame Cookies


  • 1preheat oven to 375
  • 2mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt
  • 3blend in butter and shortening until mix is coarse.
  • 4add eggs, milk and vanilla blend until soft dough forms.
  • 5divide into 36 piesces and form into 3" logs
  • 6dip into milk and roll in sesame seeds
  • 7bake 1" apart for 20-25 minutes until golden brown

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