Orange Sesame Cookies Baked with Olive Oil (Crete)
By Koula Barydakis
These delightful Orange Sesame Cookies are baked with olive oil which makes them moist on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside. Are they a Mediterranean Diet breakfast recipe or a dessert? Well, they are both. Perfect when you are on the run in the morning, grab a few cookies and a cup of coffee on your way to work, or enjoy them after dinner with some herbal tea.
It is best to make these with an electric mixer (although I have used a hand egg beater) as they require 12 minutes of mixing. These cookies are great fresh, but also freeze well and don’t take long to defrost (yes, I have eaten them right out of the freezer as I couldn’t even wait a couple of minutes for them to defrost).