When you taste these scrumptious cookies, they may become a family favorite! They are an Eid traditional sweet in Egypt. The cookies have a buttery crust that that is sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds. They are filled with a luscious center of butter, honey, sesame seeds, and walnuts. Dust the warm cookies with powdered sugar, and watch them disappear. Smart Recipes, Middle Eastern Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Recipes Dairy Middle Eastern Egyptian Eid Cookies Egyptian Eid Cookies Recipe | RecipeSavants.com PT45M Serves 8 Ingredients: 1.25 Cups Clarified Butter 0.5 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 3 Cups All-Purpose Flour 2 Tablespoons Sesame Seeds 0.33 Cup Milk 1 Tablespoon Granulated Sugar 1 Tablespoon Dry Yeast 3 Tablespoons Clarified Butter 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup Honey 1 Cup Walnuts 2 Teaspoons Sesame Seeds Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Melt clarified butter in a saucepan until it bubbles, stir in ground cinnamon and flour and mix to combine well. Add sesame seeds and stir. Allow to cool for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, slowly heat milk in a saucepan and stir in sugar and yeast until dissolved, allow the yeast to proof for 10 minutes. Combine wet and dry ingredients, and mix to form a nice dough. For the sweet filling, melt butter in a saucepan, remove from heat and whisk in the flour vigorously. Stir in the honey, walnuts, and sesame seeds. Cook on a low heat until the filling thickens. Allow to cool slightly, and form small and whisk it with flour vigorously while keeping it away from the heat. Stir in honey, walnuts and sesame seeds. Cook on low heat until the mixture thickens. Allow it to cool and form small hazelnut-sized balls out of it. Wrap each piece of filling, with a small amount of dough, and slightly flatten out the dough. Place the cookie on to a prepared cookie sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown and delicious.

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