You are here

Making Sesame Seed Cookies

foxbytes's picture
Step by step demonstration of making Italian sesame seed cookies.
Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unhulled sesame seeds 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3 Large
  Pure vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Aluminium free baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Unbleached flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre heat the oven to 375 degrees Farenheit.

MAKING
2. In a large mixing bowl, crack open the eggs and let them sit for a little while.
3. Spread the sesame seeds on a cookie sheet and toast them in the oven for 10 minutes.Check on them in between and give the pan a shake to help them brown evenly. Once done, let them cool.
4. Whisk the eggs well.
5. Gradually add the sugar stirring continuously.
6. Add the salt and the vegetable oil in it and mix in together.
7. Pour in the vanilla extract and sift in the baking powder in it.
8. Next incorporate the flour one cup at a time stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.
9. Use hands to bring the dough together and knead it gently.
10.Pour the milk in a shallow dish.
11.Take a pinch of the dough and give it an elongated shape, dip in milk and roll in sesame seeds and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
12.Bake them in the oven on the second shelf from the bottom for 5 minutes and place them on the second shelf from the top for the remaining 8 minutes.
13.Take them out from the oven and let them cool.

SERVING
14. Store in an airtight container and serve out of it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Sesame Seed
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
30

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.475
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)