Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Sesame Seed Cookies with Browned Butter Icing (1984)


  • 1/2 cup butter
  •  1/3 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbspns water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbspns milk
  • 1 tspn vanilla
  • Browned butter and sesame mixture (remaining from making cookies)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown 1/2 cup butter and sesame seeds over low heat until golden. Set aside. 

Mix butter, sugar, and egg mixed with water. Add 2 tablespoons sesame seeds to sugar mixture (from browned butter mixture). Stir dry ingredients together, blend into sugar mixture.

Drop by spoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Flatten dough with  bottom of greased glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes for a chewy cookie, or until lightly browned for a regular cookie. 

For the icing, blend all ingredients together until smooth. Frost cookies. Yield: 3 dozen.

More "Lost" Nut Recipes
Macadamia Nut Butter Cookies (1967)
California Pistachio Flourless Cake (1976)

(Origin - "Utah Dining Car Cookbook" by the Junior League of Ogden, Utah, 1984.)

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