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Lenore’s Sesame Seed Cookie Recipe

Lenore’s Sesame Seed Cookie Recipe

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 lb. sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Sift together flour & baking powder into a large bowl; rub in butter & vegetable shortening with fingers until crumbly. Add sugar, eggs, milk & vanilla; mix together with hands to form a smooth dough. Roll dough 1 1/2 tsp. at a time into small logs. Moisten with water, roll in sesame seeds. Place on greased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes (until firm & light).

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen.

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