Mika's Korean Sesame Seed Cookies (Ggae Gwa Ja)

Mika's Korean Sesame Seed Cookies (Ggae Gwa Ja) created by Mika G.

I got this recipe on an adoption site after I adopted my daughter from S. Korea. They are so yummy and addictive!

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  • Cream butter with brown and white sugars. Add eggs and beat well. Add baking soda, hot water and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • Stir in flour and sesame seeds to make a stiff dough. Cover and chill until dough is firm.
  • Roll heaping teaspoonfuls into balls; place on greased baking sheet, about 2" apart. Flatten slightly. Bake at 325 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
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"I got this recipe on an adoption site after I adopted my daughter from S. Korea. They are so yummy and addictive!"
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  1. Therese F.
    Dark or light brown sugar?
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  2. Soo Bosal
    These are out of this world, they are so good! It's the perfect mixture of the rich flavors of toasted sesame seeds and the sweetness of the cookie. I baked them a little longer than the recipe calls for, checking on them every minute, and pulled them when they were just a little bit golden around the edges. I let them cool and they came out perfect. I toasted the sesame seeds myself by putting a cup at a time into a pan on the stove-top over medium-high heat. Mixing continuously, I put them in a separate pan to cool when they started to turn golden brown and the smell turns full and nutty. I found that this recipe made more than 24 cookies for me with heaping spoonfuls - but this was a delightful bonus! Thank you for sharing!
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  3. Diana A.
    These are really good! They were disappearing off the cooling rack before I could get the next batch out.
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  4. Mika G.
    Mika's Korean Sesame Seed Cookies (Ggae Gwa Ja) Created by Mika G.
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  5. Mika G.
    Mika's Korean Sesame Seed Cookies (Ggae Gwa Ja) Created by Mika G.
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