Benne Seed And Sesame Cookies Recipe

This Benne Seed Cookies recipe tries a very different take, especially with the sesame flavoring! A very simple and easy to make snack this Benne Seed Cookies is a wonderful treat in itself. Give it a try and enjoy!


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 Unsalted butter12 Tablespoon
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Sesame seeds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), toasted
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3120 Calories from Fat 1728

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 199 g305.8%

Saturated Fat 100.7 g503.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 598.5 mg

Sodium 300.4 mg12.5%

Total Carbohydrates 319 g106.4%

Dietary Fiber 14.4 g57.8%

Sugars 201.7 g

Protein 37 g74.7%

Vitamin A 95% Vitamin C

Calcium 118.7% Iron 114.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream butter until soft.
Gradually beat in sugar until mixture is soft and fluffy.
Beat in egg until smooth.
Combine flour and baking powder and stir into creamed batter.
Add vanilla and sesame seeds and mix well.
Onto greased cookie sheets drop by teaspoonfuls about 1 1/2 inches apart.
Bake at 325 degrees 12 to 15 minutes, then remove immediately from sheets.
If cookies harden before they are removed, return to oven to soften.
Store in tightly covered container or freeze.
NOTE TO COOK: Five dozen cookies are more than you will need for twelve people.
But they are always nice to have and keep well, especially in the freezer.
They are ready almost at a moment's notice because they defrost quickly.