Italian Sesame Cookies
4 Cup Flour
1 Tsp Baking Powder
1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Shortening
1/4 Cup Orange Juice Or Rind Of 1 Orange
1-1/2 Tsp Vanilla
Preheat oven to 400 deg F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
Sift dry ingredients together. Add shortening and mix well. Add juice, eggs and vanilla and mix together. Turn on floured board. Knead a few minutes. Slice pieces of dough and roll into 1/2 inch logs, cut each log about 2 inches cookies. Place 1/2 cup warm water in a bowl, dampen each cookie with a little water and roll each cookie in sesame seeds. Bake for 15-18
minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 3 dozen