Chinese Sesame Cookies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by love4culinary

These are very interesting cookies. This recipe was given to me from a friend, and ..unfortunately I dont know how many it makes because Ive never made them personally. I know it makes quite a few cookies, but Im really not sure and I havent been able to find out. Please ignore yield. If I figure out how many it makes i will let you know. If you figure it out, please...let me know so I can make the changes.. or you can even make the changes. Ive tried them before, however.. and they are delicious ;-) Prep time doesnt include the 6-8 hours chilling time.

Top Review by ellie_

Delicious and so easy! I wasn't sure of the butter amount in cups so I used two sticks (1 cup) and maybe should have used a bit less as they cookies spread a bit. I made about 4 dozen tiny cookies which we all enjoyed with shrimp salad. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  2. In a larger bowl; beat the sugar, butter, egg and vanilla.
  3. Add your dry ingredients to the wet mixture and form a smooth dough.
  4. Roll your dough into a cylinder about 12-inches long.
  5. Divide the dough into two and cover with wax paper.
  6. Place both pieces of dough in the refrigerator for approximately 6-8 hours.
  8. After refrigeration time is over, and you wish to make your cookies, preheat the oven to 350°F.
  9. Cut your dough into rounds about 1/3 of an inch thickness.
  10. Continue by pressing each round into a plate full of sesame seeds.
  11. Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  12. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
  13. Remove from oven and allow them to cool for a minute or two.
  14. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  15. Store in air-tight containers.

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