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Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

Take care!! These Middle Eastern sesame cookies are addictive, especially if you make them really small, about 1-2 inch round, so easy to pop into your mouth!! They are served with sweet Turkish coffee or hot tea.

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  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a mixer, cream together the eggs, ghee and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Sift together the baking powder, flour, semolina and salt.
  4. Add this to the egg mixture and blend thoroughly.
  5. Add enough warm milk to form a soft dough.
  6. In a separate bowl, mix together the sesame seeds and honey.
  7. Cut dough into small'walnut-sized' pieces.
  8. Dip each ball into the chopped pistachios, then flatten to form a 2 inch round cookie.
  9. Place each cookie on a greased sheet.
  10. Cover each cookie with a drizzle of the sesame seed and honey mixture.
  11. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.