Halwai September 21, 2020

Ingredients:

• 2.25 cups – flour
• 1.25 tsp – baking powder
• 1/4 tsp – salt
• 1/2 cup – butter, softened
• 1 cup – powdered Sugar
• 1 – Egg
• 2 tbsp – brandy or Milk
• 1 tsp – vanilla
• 1 Egg yolk and 1 tbsp milk, beaten together
• 3 tbsp – sesame seeds

Method:

  1. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine butter and sugar, beating until fluffy.
  3. Add egg, brandy, vanilla and beat well after each addition.
  4. Add flour mixture, a cup at a time blend well after each addition.
  5. Roll 1 tsp of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 6 inch rope.
  6. Fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together.
  7. Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg / milk mixture.
  8. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes in a preheated 375 F oven until golden.
  9. Cool on rack. Store in an air tight container at room temperature.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi