Poppy and sesame seed tiles

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Poppy and sesame seed tiles
Inspired by Yoli for the birthday of my fairy icon smile Poppy and sesame seed tiles

Ingredients for 140-160 biscuits:

½ cup white sesame seeds
½ cup poppy seeds (or black sesame)

1 ½ cup sugar
120 g flour
1 teaspoon ground mahleb
½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
½ cup butter or oil

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Mix all dry ingredients of the second group, quantity divided by two, in two separate bowls. Then pour all poppy seeds in one of the bowls (and maybe 1-2 tablespoons extra sesame to have a bi-color effect) and all the sesame seeds in the other bowl. Then add, again divided by two, the melted butter and fresh juice. Stir until smooth.

Preheat oven to 180°C and line a large baking dish with parchment paper. Make small piles of the mixture using a spoon (in quantity as a hazelnut). Space well because the piles change a lot. From a hazelnut dose, you get a tile of 4-5 cm in diameter.

Bake for 4-5 minutes. About 30-40 seconds after taking the dish out of the oven, remove the biscuits from the dish and wrap them around a rolling pin to give them the shape of a tile. Once cooled and hardened, remove them.

These seed tiles remain crisp up to 3-4 weeks, provided they are stored in a cookie jar.

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