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Mexican Sesame Seed Cookies


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Ingredients

1 tblsp whole anise seeds (it's good without the anise as well)
2 tblsp boiling water
2/3 cup sugar
3/4 Cup butter
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
2 cup sifted four
1 egg, lightly beaten
Toasted sesame seeds


Combine anise seeds and boiling water and let stand.


Beat together sugar and butter until fluffy.


Beat in soda and 1 egg. Drain anise seeds and add to mixture.


Stir in flour, a little at a time, and mix well. Wrap dough in waxed paper and chill overnight


When ready to bake, roll dough into 1/2" balls. Place on un greased baking sheets about 3" apart.


Flatten with the bottom of a glass. Brush tops with lightly beaten egg.


Sprinkle each with toasted sesame seeds,


Bake at 400 for 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned.


Pairs Well With


Notes

A dash of local for every season
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