Biscotti Di Regina (queen’s Biscuits)

Biscotti Di Regina (queen's Biscuits)

Ingredients & Directions

4 c Sifted flour 1 c Shortening
1 T Baking powder 1/2 c Milk

1 c Sugar 2 ea Eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 t Salt 1/4 lb Sesame seeds

Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets. Heat the oven to 375F. Sift together
the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a bowl. Cut in the
shortening with a pastry blender or two knives, until the pieces are
the size of small peas. Stir in the eggs and the milk (1 tbs at a
time) to make a soft dough. Mix together thoroughly. Break the dough
into small pieces and roll each between the palms of your hands to
form rolls about 1 1/2 inches in length. Flatten the rolls slightly
and roll them in the sesame seeds. Place about 3/4 inch apart on the
prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until thee
cookies are lightly browned.

2 servings

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