Baby Sesame Biscotti

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

I am a biscotti maven. Gnawing on a cookie that resists with a sweet dryness has a particular appeal that must go back to my high chair. These cookies have that allure.


  • 4 ounces (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces
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  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light. Add the eggs and continue to beat until well blended. Add the flour, baking powder, toasted sesame seeds, orange peel, and raisins; blend until combined.
  2. Seal the dough airtight in plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm, overnight, if desired. (The longer chilling allows the fruit peel flavor