Sesame Seed Cookies - Biscotti Regina
The good old Sesame Seed Cookies - Biscotti Regina - Regina Cookies as made by my Grandma Romana. Your cookie jar should never be without these.
For 6 Dozen(s)
For the Cookies:
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup Crisco or any other vegetable shortening
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons anise extract
- raw sesame seeds
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- Preheat the oven at 375F.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer add the eggs, sugar, Crisco, baking powder and the anise extract. Mix everything real well.
- Add the flour and mix well.
- Take a piece of dough, roll it to about 1/2 thick and cut it every 2".
- Take each piece, wet it in milk and then roll it in the sesame seed.
- Place all the cookies on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
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Just made ( and ate some) them. Just as good as I remembered, but how long will they keep in a glas...
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Just like I remember! Grazie!! - mgemail
Easy to make and delicious to eat!! - Mamamia422
I'm going to try this recipe. My Sicilian gma, who passed away when I was 5, always had a plate of t...
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This recipe was awesome. I added some orange zest, about 1/2 teaspoon, and only 1 tsp. Of the anise....
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I tried this recipe and they turned out delicious! They are great with your morning coffee, light an...
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What can I use instead of vegetable shortening like Crisco..can I use vegetable oil? - Juanecita2