Saturday, June 4, 2011

Crunchy Sesame Cookies 2

Crunchy Sesame Cookies ... Delicious, crisp and crunchy sesame seed cookies made with cooking oil, flour, sugar, egg and sesame seeds. I've posted this recipe earlier, but this time made few changes. They were a big hit & I'm asked to bake them quite often :)

Crunchy Sesame Cookies

* Prep. Time : 20 minutes
* Cook Time : 14 - 15 minutes
* Makes : 50 cookies, depending on the shape

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, plus extra for topping 

Method :
  • Preheat oven at 180 C / 350 F / mark 4.
  • Sift together flour & baking powder in a bowl. Add salt & sesame seeds ( 1/2 cup ); keep aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk oil and sugar.
  • Add egg and vanilla; mix well.
  • Add flour mixture. Mix gently with hands until it comes together like a dough.
  • Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface, cut out cookies using a cookies cutter.
  • Sprinkle extra sesame seeds on top and lightly press with finger.
  • Put on the lined baking sheet and bake for 14 - 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.

Linking this to Sweets for a Saturday #21 by Lisa of Sweet As Sugar Cookies
I want to apologize for not visiting my fellow blogger's posts as often as I want to. I'm busy these days with some sewing projects that I need to finish. Really appreciate you taking time out of your busy life to check my posts, for your sweet comments & encouragement. You are all so kind!

Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


  1. Yummy cookies... I've noticed that the cookie recipes in your blog are very simple yet look very delicious ..:) that is a welcome change..

  2. Crunchy & yummy..!!! Love the flavor of sesame in this :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  3. Cookies look so crunchy... Perfect tea time biscuit...

  4. waooo..i love the shape specially..yummmmy
    i want to ask where do you live in pk??which city?

  5. Thank you so much Reva. Sometimes the simplest things are the best, aren't they?

    Thanks a lot Santosh, Prathima & Vimitha for your sweet notes :)

    Thank you Khadija! Well dear, I live in 'The Heart of Pakistan', Lahore :)

  6. Yummy crunchy cookies.Nice shape on the cookies.

  7. Those cookies looks super scrumptious and that shape..

  8. Sesame is one of my most fav. seeds and I can imagine the cookies were mind blowing yummy!

  9. Hi Ambreen

    Lovely looking cookies . Excellent clicks.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  10. I have never made anything like this and I want to. This is my husband's kind of cookie and I love when he loves what I bake.

    Thanks for linking this to Bake with Bizzy.

  11. Thanks a lot Aruna , Pushpa, Priya, Priya(Now Serving) & Deepa for your kind words :)

    Thank you so much Bizzy. I'm sure your husband will love these cookies. Let me know how they turned out if you give them a try :)

  12. I loved your earlier cookies too and these are also looking delish.

  13. so yummy and delicious cookies !! loved the addition of sesame seeds !!

  14. Crunchy and yummy! Can I have some?

  15. These cookies must be perfect with a cup of coffee! Can I have one please?

  16. Thank you Raji, Sravani, Madhu, Treat and Trick & Eftychia for your wonderful comments. You are more than welcome to have some :)

  17. cookies look really nice...........

  18. These look lovely..thanks for dropping by my blog. Seems you havn't checked my event Drive me Nuts, else I would have got these yummy treats as entries!!

  19. looks great ! yummy !
    मेरी नयी पोस्ट पर आपका स्वागत है : Blind Devotion - स्त्री अज्ञानी ?

  20. Awesome crunchy cookies!!love to have a bite..

  21. Cookies look so crunchy and flavorful with all that sesame seeds. Yummmy...

  22. These cookies look delicious, simple and yet so tasty. Would love to have them with a cup of coffee. Have a great week Ambreen :-)

  23. Thank you Cook from Doha, Anamika, Sachin, Julie, Viki & Juliana for your lovely comments :)

    @ Anamika: Oh, I missed your event ... maybe next time :)

  24. These cookies with a great cuppa....aha!

  25. They sound really delicious. Love the flavor of sesame seeds...yum

  26. I love the flavor of sesame and these cookies are really beautiful!

  27. hi ambreen, many thanks for visiting mehjabeen as my guest blogger.
    you have a great blog here with so many awards. congrats to you.
    i will follow your blog from now too. have a nice day :)

  28. the cookies look awesome dear! And no butter at all.. how wonderful!

  29. Thank you Nashira, Faith, Sarah & Vardhini for your wonderful comments :)

    @ Indie.Tea: Thank you for stopping by. Glad you like this recipe :)

    @ cookingvarieties: Thank you so much for your nice words about my blog & for the following :)

  30. Sesame seeds would give your cookies such a delicious and intriguing taste. They look great. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd love it if you'd come by and link your cookies up.

  31. Thank you Lisa for stopping by & for your nice words. It would be a pleasure to link to your event :)

  32. Thank you Sweet Birdie for the visit & your sweet comment :)

  33. Instead of sugar, put sweet condensed milk!!!! Its the best....


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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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