|Sifted all purpose flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , slightly beaten|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sesame seed||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives until pieces are the size of small peas.
Stir in eggs and milk, one tablespoon at a time.
Mix together thoroughly to make a soft dough.
Break off small pieces of dough, and roll between palms of hands to form rolls about 1 1/2 inches long.
Flatten slightly and roll in sesame seed.
Place about 3/4 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375Â°F 12 to 15 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.