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Toasted Sesame Seed Cookies

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Delicious sesame seed cookies are coated with toasted sesame seeds.


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg


In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, toast sesame seeds until golden brown, shaking skillet and stirring frequently to keep them moving. Remove from heat and set aside.

Measure flour and remaining ingredients into a large mixing bowl. With hand-held mixer at low speed, beat until well blended, occasionally scraping bowl. With spoon, stir in 1/2 cup sesame seeds.

Using about 2 teaspoons of dough for each cookie, shape into ovals about 2 inches in length; roll in remaining toasted sesame seeds. Place ovals about 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake in preheated 350° oven for about 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool. Store in tightly covered container for up to 1 week.
Makes about 36 sesame seed cookies.

See Also

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
amaazzzing! Simple and quick!, Member gigi0615

I made these this afternoon for my bf who looooves sesame seeds. He left for about an hour and I wanted to have them baked before he got home. It took me less than 30 mins! prep and bake! They turned out better than amazing. He asked me to pllleeeeaasee make them fresh everyday!

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