Black-sesame cookies

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PREP TIME

40 min

Makes

36 Cookies

Black-sesame cookies

Roberto Caruso


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup black or white sesame seeds
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter , cubed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

FOR TOPPING:

  • 1 1/2 tsp black or white sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Whirl 3/4 cup sesame seeds in a food processor until finely ground. Add flour, sugar and salt. Pulse until combined. Add butter and vanilla through the feed tube while pulsing until dough comes together.
  • Scoop 1 tbsp of dough and roll into a ball. Lightly dip tip of ball into remaining sesame seeds. Place on baking sheet, seed-side up, and gently flatten to 1/2-in.- thick disc. Repeat with remaining dough and seeds.
  • Bake in centre of oven until edges of cookies are just starting to brown, 9 to 11 min. Let cookies cool on sheet for 1 min. Transfer to a rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.

How to roll cookie dough

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 99,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 18 mg.
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From the kitchen of Irene Ngo (assistant food editor).