Kwanzaa Recipes

sesame seeds bene cookies

Benne Cookies

Benne cookies are a popular Southern cookie. Benne seeds, are known to most
of us as sesame seeds.

1/2 cup sesame seeds

3 tablespoons butter, melted

3 tablespoons sesame oil

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon baking powder

pinch of salt

 

Preheat oven to 375°F.
Toast sesame seeds by sautéing them in a dry saucepan, stirring constantly
until golden brown.
Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
Cream the butter, sesame oil, and sugar.
Add the eggs and vanilla.
Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Fold in the toasted sesame seeds.
Drop by the spoonful on to cookie sheets about 2″ apart.
Bake only 4-6 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes then transfer cookies to wire racks to cool
completely.

Barbara Bietz

Barbara Bietz

Barbara Bietz, -Childrens' Books and Movie Section, is a children's author, magazine writer, children's book reviewer, and past chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee. She loves talking about the creative process, books and the craft of writing. Her middle-grade chapter book, LIKE a MACCABEE,(Yotzeret Publishing) is a PJ Library selection. Barbara reviews books and movies and has contributed to numerous print and online publications. She also teaches writing classes for adults. Learn more about Barbara at www.BarbaraBietz.com
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