Sesame Seed Wafers


These sesame wafers are actually cookies that has lots of toasted sesame seeds. This recipe is so simple and you only need a very few and basic ingredients. These cookies can also be kept for weeks and stored in a jar.

 

Sesame Seed Wafers
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 75 small cookies
Ingredients
  • 6 Tbsp. butter (85grams)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar (150grams)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup toasted sesame seeds, cooled
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
Instructions
How to make Sesame Seed Wafers:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Grease 4 cookie sheets with vegetable shortening.
  2. In medium bowl of electric mixer with paddle attached, beat butter with sugar on medium speed until well blended and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add egg and vanilla, and continue beating until mixture increases in volume.
  4. In another bowl, combine sesame seeds, flour, salt and baking powder.
  5. Add to creamed mixture in four parts, beating after each addition on low speed just until blended.
  6. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 8 minutes or until cookies have spread and are lightly browned.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool for 30 seconds. With spatula, carefully transfer to wire rack to cool.
  9. If cookies become too hard, return to warm oven for about a minute to soften slightly.
  10. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 75 small cookies.

 

Sesame Seed Wafers