Sesame cookies


Sesame cookies
These soft little cookies have a double whammy of sesame flavour from toasted seeds combined with a little sesame oil.
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Last modified on: December 30th 2019

Keywords for this recipe:BiscuitsShortbreadSesamePastriesSmall cakes
For 30 pieces, you will need:

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2 hours 27 min.30 min.2 hours 57 min.
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Step by step recipe


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
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #5
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.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #7
Cut into strips just over an inch (3 cm) wide.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #8
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.
Keeping
Several days in an airtight tin.
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 30 pieces : 2.16 €
  • Per piece : 0.07 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chestnut cake, Corsican tarts, Jam doughnuts, Tomato tatin, Aperitif rolls, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brioche dough, Pretzels, Gâteau Breton (Brittany butter cake), Caramelized apple and walnut cake, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, Apple paste, Caramelized apple and walnut cake, Old style brioche, Pear charlotte, ... All
Sesame seedsSesame seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Bacon rolls, Foie gras fingers, Feta and spinach brik pie, Ali Baba bread, Chocolate cereal bars, ... All
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