Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Israeli Sum Sum Sesame Cookies Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Israeli Sum Sum Sesame Cookies

    Average Rating:

    7 Total Reviews

    Showing 1-7 of 7

    Sort by:

    • on November 08, 2001

      This was a flop for me. There was no way it would've formed balls -- the dough was very wet. I dropped it by teaspoons and got about twice as many as the recipe said it would make. They spread out quite a bit on the cookie sheet, and burned to a crisp in about two minutes less time than the recipe said to bake them. It seems like maybe there wasn't enough flour (like, about twice as much might have done it). Think I'll try it again with double the amount of flour, and submit a correction. Meanwhile, I'm hoping someone else has tried it and can give me some suggestions. Frances

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on August 03, 2003

      This recipe is too moist to be able to form balls so I also dropped it by the teaspoonful and left pleny of room for the biscuits to be able to expand. These are very easy otherwise and attracted my eye for being something that was quick, easy and filled in some of the gaps in nutrition of our vegetarian lifestyle. Also very toddler friendly.

      person found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on April 23, 2012

      Hmm I had some of the issues that others did. I am thinking maybe the eggs are not meant to be large or X-large as the batter was too soft to form into balls immediately. I added extra sugar and feel itis needed. They were still not very sweet but I did add extra flour. I made ours to be gluten free using a white rice flour, tapioca starch mix, canola oil to have a neutral taste after reading reviews, I ended up not having enough sesame seeds (it still would have been runny if I'd used enough) they turned out fine though, I just had to cook them less time and leave a lot of space for them to spread. I left some of the batter in the refrigerator over night too and it did firm it up somewhat so I was able to make some more like the recipe states.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on December 06, 2008

      Based on previous reviews, I doubled the flour (1 cup in total) to make a stiff dough. I also added grated orange zest to lift the sesame flavour a little. The dough was still a little sticky to handle (and I didn't have time to refrigerate), so I dropped walnut sized pieces of dough onto the baking sheets with teaspoons and got 40 cookie in total. Nice to have a cookie recipe where the largest ingredients aren't flour / sugar / butter.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on March 05, 2008

      I really didn't like these. They could use more sugar, maybe 3/4c or 1c. Also, I found that if you refrigerate the batter for about an hour, they'll firm up enough to handle.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on December 20, 2007

      These turned out to be very good cookies! They have good flavor, are crisp and light. I baked them on parchment paper. Thanks for posting this easy recipe.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on December 04, 2006

      I like many of Mirj's recipes and that is what made me try this one. This is delicious. Crispy, easy and very popular with the crowds at my house.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    « Previous 1 Next »

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Israeli Sum Sum Sesame Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (606 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 120.2
     
    Calories from Fat 77
    64%
    Total Fat 8.6 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 15.5 mg
    5%
    Sodium 33.6 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    5%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    16%
    Protein 2.9 g
    5%

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites