Sesame cookies recipe

  • Serves makes 40
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook, 5 mins to cool
  • 100 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
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Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C/gas mark 4.

Sift flours together. Set aside. Cream vegetable shortening/butter and sugar. Beat in egg yolk until creamy. Add salt and lemon essence. Gradually fold in sifted ingredients. Stir in milk.

Shape teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Roll balls in sesame seeds. Place on greased trays.

Bake for 15–20 minutes.

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  • Ingredients

  • 120g plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • 180g vegetable shortening/butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 1tsp lemon essence (extract)
  • 1tbsp milk
  • 175g sesame seeds, washed and oven-toasted
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  • Energy 418kj 100kcal 5%
  • Fat 6.7g 10%
  • Saturates 2.7g 14%
  • Sugars 4.1g 5%
  • Salt 0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 9.1g Protein 1.5g Fibre 0.8g


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