Sesame Seed Cookies Recipe

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Sesame Seed Cookies

Lucca Rossi


Another of nana's fantastic recipes, passed down from generation to generation.

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36 - 40 cookies
30 Min
15 Min


1 c
butter, melted & cooled
1 c
eggs, well beaten
2 Tbsp
milk, plus extra for coating
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 tsp
baking powder
3 1/2 - 4 c
unbleached white flour
sesame seeds


1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2Cream melted butter & sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed.

3Add 2 well beaten eggs & mix.

4Add in milk, vanilla & baking powder, mix well.

5Slowly add in flour as needed; mix until dough is soft but not sticky.

6Remove from bowl and gently knead, adding more flour, if needed. Cover a let rest for 15 minutes.

7Pour milk in a plate & sesame seeds in a separate plate.

8Break off dough pieces the size of a walnut and roll in the palm of your hand.

9Roll balls in milk, then in sesame seeds, covering all over generously.

10Place bals on a greased cooki sheet and flatten slightly.

11Bake on middle rack for about 15 minutes until slightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Cookies