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Benne Cookies

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe from my Aunt Sue, a great cookie baker. Be sure not to make them too big or too close together or you'll end up with one big cookie."
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servings 86
Original recipe yields 42 servings (7 dozen)


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  1. Cream together the butter and the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs. Sift together the baking powder and the flour and mix in. Stir in the sesame seeds and vanilla.
  2. Drop by teaspoon on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for about 25 - 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 86 calories; 4.4 11 1 18 32 Full nutrition

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Total failure and I followed the recipe exactly. 30 minutes was WAY too long, couldn't get the cookies off the wax paper, even when I used a cooking spray.

This is a really nice cookie. I let them bake for about 12 min. Letting the edges get toasted was really good according to my 5yr.old niece. I didn't pack the brown sugar, and probably added abo...

I'm sorry, not so impressed with this recipe. I thought they were too sweet, but before I tasted all that sweetness I tasted . . . nothing. Bf didn't like the taste at all. I toasted the sesa...

These are very delicious! Don't forget to toast the sesame seeds before adding to the batter, it makes a big difference in taste. These spread a lot while baking; use only a scant teaspoonful,...

These weren't bad - I actually wasn't so sure about it so I cut the servings down to 12 to make a mini-batch, which yielded about 28 cookies. They were tasty - something like a light butter coo...