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Serve Sesame Cookies with black tea that's been heavily sweetened and flavored with cinnamon -an authentic Middle Eastern combination.

Sesame Cookie (Middle Eastern)

Yields36 Servings
Cook Time20 mins

 1 cup sugar
 1 tbsp baking powder
 1 tbsp ground cardamom
 3 Nature's Yoke eggs
 1 ½ cups oil
 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
 ½ cup sesame seeds

1

Mix sugar, baking powder, cardamom and eggs together in a blender.

2

Add oil and blend again.

3

Add 1 1/2 cups of flour. Blend together.

4

Remove from blender to a medium sized bowl and add 2 1/2 c. of flour. Knead until the flour is well blended and dough is soft but not sticky.

5

Grease cookie sheet with cooking spray.

6

Pinch off dough and roll into a stick, about the size of your thumb. Roll in sesame seeds and place on cookie sheet. Flatten slightly.

7

Bake at 350 F. for 20 Minutes. Serve with black tea.

Ingredients

 1 cup sugar
 1 tbsp baking powder
 1 tbsp ground cardamom
 3 Nature's Yoke eggs
 1 ½ cups oil
 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
 ½ cup sesame seeds

Directions

1

Mix sugar, baking powder, cardamom and eggs together in a blender.

2

Add oil and blend again.

3

Add 1 1/2 cups of flour. Blend together.

4

Remove from blender to a medium sized bowl and add 2 1/2 c. of flour. Knead until the flour is well blended and dough is soft but not sticky.

5

Grease cookie sheet with cooking spray.

6

Pinch off dough and roll into a stick, about the size of your thumb. Roll in sesame seeds and place on cookie sheet. Flatten slightly.

7

Bake at 350 F. for 20 Minutes. Serve with black tea.

Sesame Cookies (Middle Eastern)