Biscotti Regina (Sesame Seed Cookies)

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 4 dozen




  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Butter two baking sheets, or place silicon baking sheets on them.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • With an electric mixer on low speed, add the butter until blended.
  • Whisk together the eggs, zest and vanilla, and add this to the flour mixture, and continue beating on low until you have a smooth dough.
  • Pinch off a small piece of dough about the size of a small golf ball and roll it into a log about 2 inches long.
  • Roll the log into the sesame seeds, pressing them so seeds stay on.
  • Place the cookie on the prepared baking sheets keeping the cookies two inches apart.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool, and store in airtight containers. (or cookies freezer very well!).