Biscotti Di Regina
4 cups sifted flour
1 cup sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/4 pound (app 2/3 to 3/4 cup sesame seeds
Sift the first 4 ingredients together.
Cut the shortening in with a pastry cutter or two knives until the pieces are the size of small peas.
Stir in the 2 eggs.
Add in the milk a tablespoon at a time and stir until a soft dough forms.
Break dough into small pieces and roll each piece between the palms of your hands to form rolls about 1 1/2 inch long.
Roll in the sesame seeds and flatten rolls slightly.
Bake on a lightly greased cookie sheet at 375 for 15 minutes.
Pairs Well With
This is a nice, not too sweet, biscotti cookie