Sesame Seed Cookies

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 4 cups - all - purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 cup - white sugar
  • 1.5 cups - shortening
  • 3/4 cup - milk
  • 1/8 tsp - anise oil (optional)
  • 2 oz - sesame seeds

How to Make Sesame Seed Cookies

  • Combine flour and sugar in a bowl.
  • Cut in shortening with a pastry blender-or work with your hands - until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Add anise oil (optional), a small amount for it is very strong, to 1/2 cup milk and add to flour mixture.
  • Gradually add more of the milk while mixing until dough holds together.
  • Pull off small portions of dough and roll between palms of the hands into a finger-sized roll.
  • Roll in sesame seeds.
  • Seeds stick better if put in sugared water and strained on to a clean cloth.
  • Roll in sesame seeds and flatten out to about 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Cut into 2 inch strips and place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees centigrade) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove, cool completely, and store in an airtight container.