Sesame cookies


Sesame cookies
These soft little cookies have a double whammy of sesame flavour from toasted seeds combined with a little sesame oil.
5,1614.7/5 for 6 ratings
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Last modified on: December 30th 2019

For 30 pieces, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 10 pieces 15 pieces 30 pieces 60 pieces 90 pieces

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
2 hours 27 min.30 min.2 hours 57 min.
Keeping: Several days in an airtight tin.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Spread 100 g sesame seeds over a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Toast in the oven for 5 minutes.

Leave to cool. Keep the paper; we'll be using it again in stage 8.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #2
Put into a mixer bowl: 250 g flour, 120 g butter, 100 g caster sugar, 50 g egg, 2 pinches salt, 1 tablespoon sesame oil and 2 g baking powder.

Add the cooled, toasted sesame seeds.

Stage 3
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Start the mixer...

Stage 4 - 7 min.
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...and knead until evenly mixed.

Stage 5 - 2 hours
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Flatten the dough out into disc, wrap in plastic film and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

All this can be done the day before and left overnight in the fridge.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #6
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Roll out the really cold dough with a rolling pin, not too thinly, about 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Cut into strips just over an inch (3 cm) wide.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Cut across the strips to create the biscuits, about 2 inches (5 cm) long here. Sit these on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Tip: reuse the paper from toasting the sesame seeds in Step 1.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #9
Glaze the tops of the biscuits using a brush.

Stage 10 - 25 min.
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Bake for about 25 minutes.

Do watch towards the end of cooking; the biscuits should be golden brown but not overcooked.

Stage 11
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Leave to cook on a wire rack.

Remarks

The sesame oil gives a real lift to these cookies. You can boost this by adding a little more and reducing the butter by the equivalent amount.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,001 Kcal or 12,565 Kj54 gr296 gr178 gr
150 %21 %28 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
450 Kcal or 1,884 Kj8 gr44 gr27 gr
22 %3 %4 %4 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
100 Kcal or 419 Kj2 gr10 gr6 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Liège waffles, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Naan, Doughnuts, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinach, Toffee apple upside-down cake, Leek and tuna loaf, Chocolate almond cookies, Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate mug cake, Strawberry feuilleté, Apple paste, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), Lemon tart, ... All
Sesame seedsSesame seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Foie gras fingers, Mixed seed grissini, Chocolate cereal bars, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, "Psychedelic" sandwich bread, ... All

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