Sesame cookies


Sesame cookies
These soft little cookies have a double whammy of sesame flavour from toasted seeds combined with a little sesame oil.
36K 12 4.3
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: December 30th 2019

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

Change these quantities to make: 10 pieces 15 pieces 30 pieces 60 pieces 90 pieces
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
2 hours 27 min.30 min.2 hours 57 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

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
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #3
Start the mixer...

Stage 4 - 7 min.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #4
...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.
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #10
Bake for about 25 minutes.

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

Stage 11
Sesame cookies : Photo of step #11
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 €

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Grapefruit moelleux, Chocolate almond cookies, Pogne de Romans, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Rabbit civet "à la normande", ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut sweetcrust pastry, Pogne de Romans, Basic cake batter - the French way, Dublin fruit scones, Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée), ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Butter cream, French custard tart, Breton apple and rhubarb tart , Victoria pineapple and lime tarts, Cornmeal baps for Anne, ... All
Sesame seedsSesame seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: "Psychedelic" sandwich bread, Ali Baba bread, Seeded loaf, Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad cream, Hamburger buns, ... All
Other recipes you may also like
Almond cream or frangipane
Almond cream or frangipane
Light and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).
375K 25 23 min. October 29th 2014
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
A smooth and fragrant soup, it's much better with potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) than ordinary pumpkin.
300K4.1 1 hour 10 min. October 13th 2010
Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables
Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables
A fresh salmon escalope just salt and pepper with small dices of small vegetables.
219K 15 1 hour 28 min. June 22th 2011
Chocolate almond cookies
Chocolate almond cookies
Cookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.
204K 14.3 1 hour 49 min. February 21th 2011
Eton mess
Eton mess
Behind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
140K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010
News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2021-10-24)

Your first name or nickname
Your e-mail
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Post your comment or question
Posted by:
I am not a leaving thing
Follow this recipe
If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page