Yield: 54 servings
|1¼ teaspoon||Baking powder|
|½ cup||Butter, softened|
|1 cup||Powdered Sugar|
|2 tablespoons||Brandy or Milk|
|1||Egg Yolk +|
|1 tablespoon||Milk beaten together|
|3 tablespoons||Sesame Seeds|
In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside. In a large bowl combine butter and sugar, beating until fluffy. Add egg, brandy, vanilla and beat well after each addition.
Add flour mixture / cup at a time blending will after each addition.
Roll 1 teaspoon of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 6 inch rope, fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together. Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg/milk mixture.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes in a preheated 375oF oven until golden. Cool on rack. Store in an air tight container at room temperature. Makes 4/ dozen cookies.
Source: "The Yankee Kitchen" 03-31-93 (#1) [Carmella]