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How to make Portuguese port and sesame biscuits.
Portuguese Port & Sesame Biscuits Recipe
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How to make Portuguese port and sesame biscuits.

Portuguese Port & Sesame Biscuits Recipe

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1⁄2 cup of Port wine1⁄3 cup of rich olive oil1⁄2 cup of sugar2 teaspoons of lemon zest1⁄2 teaspoon of anise or 1⁄2 teaspoon of fennel seed1 and 1⁄4 cups of flour1⁄2 teaspoon of baking soda1⁄4 teaspoon of salt2⁄3 cup of sesame seeds

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  1. In a bowl, combine Port wine, oil, sugar, lemon zest and anise, mixing well.
  2. Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt and sesame seeds.
  3. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F and line two sheets with parchment.
  5. Scoop tablespoons of dough onto the sheets and bake the cookies (while the dough is still cold) for 13-14 minutes, rotating the sheets halfway through baking.
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