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Sesame Bites

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce (60 Grams)
  Cheese 2 Ounce, grated (60 Grams)
  Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon (For Glazing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F).

MAKING
2. In a bowl sift flour with salt, mustard and cayenne.
3. Cut in butter, and add 1 tbsp of sesame seeds and grated cheese.
4. In another bowl beat the egg yolk with lemon juice and stir it into dry ingredients. Prepare a stiff dough.
5. Take a floured board and knead the dough lightly and roll it in 5 mm (1/4 in) thickness.
6. Shape the dough into rounds by cutting them. Use small floured biscuit cutter while working on it.
7. Brush the tops of rounds using little milk and spoon sesame seeds over it.
8. Place the rounds in shallow oven tray and bake in an oven until rounds turn pale golden in color for about 12- 15 minutes.
9. Cool the biscuits on tray before serving.

SERVING
10. Serve the sesame bites with a cup of tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Sesame Seed

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