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Sesame Seed Cookies

These are very special cookies served often in the South. They're perfect with tea or coffee. My whole family loves them. —Maxine Trively, Highlands, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    about 9 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sesame seeds, toasted and cooled

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar; add egg and vanilla. Combine remaining ingredients; add to the creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pan for 30 seconds before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 46 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
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