Ingredients

How to make it

  • Cream butter, add sugar gradually and cream thoroughly.
  • Add eggs and orange juice and beat well.
  • Stir in sifted dry ingredients.
  • Knead well (with your hands) until dough is smooth.
  • Pinch off one to one and a half inch balls and roll into a rope and then twist.
  • For glaze, brush with mixture of one egg yolk and 2 tbs water.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

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  • nyebaby69 4 years ago
    was wondering how many cookies/dozen would this recipe make ???? i have my mothers recipe which makes around 100 cookies and was looking for a recipe to make a smaller batch and was very happy to come across yours
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  • saucylady 6 years ago
    You saved me again Greek girl! I was craving these cookies and just knew you'd have the recipe. Made them today- perfect! Thank you for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Orange juice and sesame seeds! These are not just everyday simple cookies! They sound great!
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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    Love love love simple cookies like this.
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    " It was excellent "
    noir ate it and said...
    Terrific! :)
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  • fuzzy 6 years ago
    I can do easy cookies like these...thanks!
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  • meileen 6 years ago
    Wow, thanks for this recipe and it seems very easy!
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  • jeffsgirl 6 years ago
    My Grandma used to make these for us when I was a kid. She is Itallian, but my Grandfather was born in Greece. We got LOTS of Greek pastries. We had no idea how lucky we were! Thanks for the memories.
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    I love these so much and can't wait to make them at home. Thanks, Helene! ~Vickie
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    These sound very tasty!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    good morning greekgirl looks like you've been busy baking these sound good thank you
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    dont sound like an everyday cookie to me orange juice yeah that souns wow delicous thanks buddy
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