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                           SESAME-ALMOND COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            FILIPPO BERIO Brand Olive
                         -Oil
    1                    Strip lemon peel (2")
    4       ts           Sesame seeds
      1/2   c            Dry white wine
    1       t            Grated lemon peel
    1       t            Grated orange peel
      1/3   c            Sugar
      1/2   c            Sliced almonds
    3 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
    1       tb           Ground cinnamon
 
   1. Heat oil, 2 strip lemon peel and sesame seeds in
   large skillet over medium heat until seeds are lightly
   browned. Remove from heat; cool.
   
   2. Remove lemon peel strip. Pour oil and sesame seeds
   into large bowl. Add wine, grated lemon and orange
   peels, sugar and almonds; stir.
   
   3. Combine flour and cinnamon in small bowl. Add to
   oil mixture gradually, stirring well. Gather dough
   into ball; knead once or twice until smooth. Set aside
   to rest for 30 minutes.
   
   4. Preheat oven to 350'F. Divide dough into 18 equal
   pieces. Roll each into a ball and flatten about 3
   across and 1/4 thick. Place on lightly greased baking
   sheet. Bake 20 minutes or until lightly browned and
   firm. Cool on wire rack. Store in covered container.
   
   Makes 18 cookies.
  
 
 
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