In a small
saucepan heat the milk and sugar until the
sugar dissolves. Remove from fire. Add the
lightly beaten egg and the margarine and mix
well until the margarine dissolves.
Sift the flour
and the baking powder onto a work surface
and make a well in the center. Pour in the
milk-margarine mixture and work lightly with
the tips of your fingers until the mixture
is that of a light dough. Form a ball, place
in a plastic bag and chill in the
refrigerator for at least an hour.
to prepare, mix the ground nuts, sugar and
lemon rind. Bind together with the milk.
dough into six small balls. On a floured
board, roll out one ball into a circle 1/4"
thick. Slice the dough, pie-like, into eight
teaspoon of filling onto the larger end of
each triangle and roll up each one into a
crescent shape, rounding them at the end.
Repeat the process with each of the six
crescents with lightly beaten egg and dust
with sesame seeds. Arrange on buttered
baking sheet and bake in a 400 degree F oven
until golden, about 15- 20 minutes.