Greek Easter Cookies

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Desserts > Shaped Cookies

2 1/4 C Flour
1 1/4 Ts Baking powder
1/4 T Salt
1/2 C Butter -- softened
1 C Powdered Sugar
1 Egg
2 Tb Milk
1 T Vanilla
1 Egg Yolk and 1 tb Milk beaten together
3 Tb Sesame Seeds

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt and set aside. In a large bowl combine butter and sugar, beating until fluffy. Add egg, milk, vanilla and beat well after each addition. Add flour mixture 1 cup at a time blending will after each addition. Roll 1 teaspoon of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 6 inch rope, fold in half and twist 2 or 3 times, pinch ends together. Place 1 inch apart on 3 greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg/milk mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 10-13 minutes or until golden brown in color. Cool on rack. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.