Chinese Sesame Seed Cookies
|Sifted all purpose flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs) (at room temperature)|
|Granulated sugar||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Toasted sesame seeds||3 Tablespoon|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
2. Cream the butter and sugar together, beat in the eggs and stir in the sesame seeds. Add the flour mixture alternately with the water. Chill the dough three to four hours.
3. Preheat oven to moderate (375° F.).
4. Drop the chilled dough from a teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to one-sixteenth inch thickness with a glass covered with a damp cloth. Bake until the cookies are lightly browned around the edges, about ten minutes.