Sesame Seed Cookies

sesame seed cookies

Cookies time…., yup I love cookies but normally too lazy to make it. I always bought cookies but some of them are too sweet for me. Homemade cookies are the best. This time I made sesame seed cookies, I have stock of tahini paste in the refrigerator and I always have sesame seeds at home. There are a lot of sesame seed cookies recipe; check out different recipe from other food bloggers :

sesame cookies

Sesame seed cookies


  • 150g (1 cup) softened butter
  • 2 tablespoons tahini paste
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Whisk butter, sugar,tahini paste, egg and vanilla extract.
  3. Add flour mixture, add sesame seeds. Mix well.
  4. Preheat oven 375°F / 190°C.
  5. Prepare baking sheet, underlined with parchment paper.
  6. Scoop the cookie dough with cookie scoop, place on prepared baking sheet.
  7. Sprinkle each cookie with sesame seeds.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes until golden brown.

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