Try these delicious sesame cookies with olive oil and wine. They are very crunchy & aromatic and keep fresh for several days in a metal container. Enjoy!!!
- 150 g olive oil
- 150 g sugar
- 100 g dry white wine
- 70 g orange juice
- 550 g all-purpose flour
- 150 g sesame seeds
- 55 g almond powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp clove
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp orange extract or zest
In the bowl of your mixer put the olive oil, sugar, orange juice, wine, baking powder & soda, cinnamon & clove.
Blend for 10 seconds.
Add the orange extract.
Mix in the almond powder.
Add the flour gradually. Mix on low speed until fully incorporated.
Scrape the sides of your bowl before each addition.
Add the sesame seeds in 2 additions. Mix on low speed until they’re evenly distributed.
Shape the cookies and arrange them on paper-lined baking trays.
Mix 1 tbsp of honey with 1 tbsp of water and brush the cookies for extra color and flavor.
Create nice flower cookies with the cut-out pieces. Dιp them in the honey-water mixture to stick.
Bake in a preheated oven, at 180⁰C / 350⁰F, for 22 minutes.