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Biscotti Di Regina (queen's Biscuits)

Ingredients & Directions

4 c Sifted flour
1 c Sugar
1 tb Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
1 c Shortening
2 Eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c Milk
1/4 lb Sesame seeds (about 2/3 to
3/4 Cup)

Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets. Heat the oven to 375F. Sift together
the flour, sugar, baking powder, & salt into a bowl. Cut in the
shortening with a pastry blender or two knives, until the pieces are
the size of small peas. Stir in the eggs & the milk (1 tablespoon at
a time) to make a soft dough. Mix together thoroughly. Break the
dough into small pieces & roll each between the palms of your hands
to form rolls about 1 1/2 inches in length. Flatten the rolls
slightly & roll them in the sesame seeds. Place about 3/4 inch apart
on the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until
thee cookies are lightly browned. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.


1 Servings

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