Sicilian Sesame Cookies

Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
3 large eggs, beaten
4 tablespoons butter stick)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

1
Preheat oven 350 degrees:
2
Spread sesame seeds in single layer on pan and bake until golden – 8-10 minutes.
3
In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar baking powder. In small bowl, stir together eggs, softened butter, and vanilla. Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until blended.
4
Transfer dough to lightly floured surface. With hands, knead dough five or six times until smooth. Divide dough into quarters. Roll 1 piece into a 24 inch long rope: with knife, cut into 2-inch logs.
5
Fill small bowl with water. Dip each log in the water and roll in the toasted sesame seeds until completely coated. Place logs 1 inch apart, on ungreased cookie sheets.
6
Bake until golden brown 30-35 minutes.

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Adapted from Good Housekeeping Favorite Recipes – Cookies!
These cookies are so special to me since they bring back so many wonderful memories.

Enjoy!

Yield:

4 dozen

Added:

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - 9:25am

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