Italian Sesame Seed Cookies

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Maureenie

This recipe comes from I had been looking for an easy sesame cookie recipe for a while because they are my husband's favorite cookie. These Italian sesame seed cookies are delicious with coffee. Dunking is not only acceptable, but recommended.

Top Review by Jo B.

DO NOT ADD ALL THE WATER I made the mistake of trusting the recipe and added it all at once. I followed the whole thing to the letter It results in a soft SOGGY CAKE MIXTURE Now I must keep the mix in the fridge until I can buy more butter and sugar to make twice the dough Untrustworthy so far

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set racks in middle and upper part of oven. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together.
  3. Mix flour and baking powder together. Add to butter mixture, mixing well.
  4. Stir in 1/2 cup water and mix to form dough.
  5. Roll on floured board to about one inch thick.
  6. Cut in pieces about 2 inches by 1 inch.
  7. Roll each piece in sesame seeds.
  8. Arrange pieces on a greased baking sheet.
  9. Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
  10. Cool on wire rack.
  11. Store at room temperature in airtight tin or plastic container.

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