Sesame Seed Cookies
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sesame seed||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Toasted sesame seed||1 Tablespoon|
In a large bowl cream together the sugar and butter.
Beat in egg; add sesame seed.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Stir into creamed mixture.
Shape into 8x2x 2-inch log.
Wrap dough in waxed paper and chill till firm, at least 2 hours.
Cut into 1/4-inch slices.
Bake on un-greased cookie sheet at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes. (If desired, before baking press toasted sesame seed into the tops of cookies.)