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Seed Cookies

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. Prep
15 min.
15 min.
Ready In
30 min.
Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
Metric measurements


2 1/2pounds flour, all-purpose
2cups sugarVideo
1/2teaspoon salt
2teaspoons baking sodaVideo
1 1/3tablespoons baking powderVideo *
2cups vegetable shorteningVideo *
3/4cup buttermilkVideo
4large eggsVideo medium
1tablespoon vanilla extractVideo
1/2cup margarine
1cup sesame seeds
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Sift all of the dry ingredients in a large bowl.

Work in the shortening like pie crust.

Add buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla.

Mix well, mixture will look like pie crust.

Let margarine stand at room temperature until soft.

Work into the above mixture with your hands.

Roll portions of dough to size desired.

Cut and roll in sesame seeds.

Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

Makes about 20 dozen; 42 cookies per lb.

First published: last updated: 2012-09-22

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 549g (19.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 192723% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 75%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 213mg 71%
Sodium 1003mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 109g 109%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars g
Protein 87g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 48% Iron 108%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?