Sesame Cookies

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These Sesame Cookies have a delicious, deep-roasted flavor and they’re perfect if you love sesame seeds. Lightly sweetened with brown sugar and baked to a crispy crunch, these cookies are bound to be a new favorite!

plate of Sesame Cookies

Gluten-Free Sesame Cookies

Sesame cookies are like tiny, crunchy treats with a unique nutty flavor! And they’re made with just 4 ingredients. Shape the dough into little balls or press them flat with a fork to create adorable patterns, then bake them until they turn golden brown. As they bake, your kitchen fills with a toasty aroma from the sesame seeds. Once they’re done, you’ve got these golden, crispy cookies with a satisfying crunch and a delicious hint of sesame in every bite.

freshly baked Sesame Cookies on a serving plate

They’re a delightful change from the usual cookie flavors, adding a unique twist to your homemade treats. Plus, they’re versatile! You can sprinkle some extra sesame seeds on top or even dip them in chocolate for an extra touch of sweetness. They’re perfect for snacking with a cup of tea or as a delightful sweet treat any time of the day!

hand holding 4 Ingredient Sesame Cookie

Looking for more easy cookie recipes? Check out these treats made with cake mix: Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies, Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies, and Lemon Cake Mix Cookies.

hand holding Sesame Cookie

How To Make Sesame Cookies

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Next, let’s separate the egg white from the yolk. Leave the egg white in the bowl and discard the yolk or save it for another recipe.

sesame cookies, fresh out of the oven

Whisk up the egg white. Then add brown sugar and vanilla extract. Stir again to combine.

Pour in the sesame seeds. Mix all the ingredients together.

plate of naturally gluten-free Sesame Cookies

Use a spoon to drop 12 sesame cookie dough balls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Flatten them a bit so they’re not too thick.

Bake cookies for 15 minutes, then let them cool on a countertop for 30 minutes so they can solidify.

Now they’re ready to enjoy!

hand holding a Sesame Cookie

Cooking Tips

  • Lining a baking sheet with parchment paper makes clean-up a breeze
  • You may need to use your hands or a spoon to shape sesame dough into smooth, round cookie shapes before baking
  • Be sure to let the cookies cool down completely before eating

hand holding golden and crisp Sesame Cookie, in front of a plate of cookies

Are Sesame Cookies Gluten Free?

Yes, sesame cookies are naturally gluten free. They make a yummy dessert or snack that everyone can enjoy.

cookie sheet with Sesame Cookies on top

What To Serve With Sesame Cookies

These easy cookies would be a great addition to a dessert table, along with M&M Cookies Recipe, Brownie Mix Cookies, and Maraschino Cherry Cookies.

hand holding crispy and lightly sweet cookie

Or serve them with a scoop of ice cream for a decadent dessert. You’ll love the combination of crunchy and creamy. Check out Healthy Chocolate Banana Ice Cream (Dairy-Free, Vegan, Paleo), Green Tea (Matcha) Ice Cream Recipe (No Machine Needed!), or Banana Soft Serve Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipe.

easy dessert recipe Sesame Cookies on a baking sheet

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Sesame Cookies

These Sesame Cookies have a delicious, deep-roasted flavor and they're perfect if you love sesame seeds. Lightly sweetened with brown sugar and baked to a crispy crunch, these cookies are bound to be a new favorite!
Prep Time7 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
cooling time30 minutes
Total Time52 minutes
Course: Baking, Cookie, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Snack
Keyword: Sesame Cookies
Cooking Method: Oven
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 163kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Next, separate the egg white from the yolks. Leave the egg white in the bowl and discard the yolk or save it for another recipe.
  • Whisk up the egg white. Then add brown sugar and vanilla extract. Stir again to combine.
  • Pour in the sesame seeds. Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Use a spoon to drop 12 sesame cookie dough balls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Flatten them a bit so they're not too thick.
  • Bake cookies for 15 minutes, then let them cool on a countertop for 30 minutes so they can solidify.

Notes

  • Lining a baking sheet with parchment paper makes clean-up a breeze
  • To make sweeter cookies, increase the sugar to 1/2 cup
  • You may need to use your hands or a spoon to shape sesame dough into smooth, round cookie shapes before baking
  • Be sure to let the cookies cool down completely before eating
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 248mg | Iron: 4mg
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