Sesame Candy

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 24 pieces




  • Wash sesame seeds and remove any debris that may be in the seeds and drain well.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat until a drop of water bounces around the skillet.
  • Pour seeds into skillet and stir constantly.
  • Dry and parch seeds until light brown, approximately 2 minutes.
  • Watch closely, do not burn seeds.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine and melt the sugar, butter, milk and vinegar.
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir constantly until ingredients are dissolved.
  • Cook over medium high heat to light crack stage.
  • If using a candy thermometer, the temperature should be between 265 and 285 degrees F.
  • Once it reaches the desired temperature, remove from heat and beat in the sesame seeds with your spoon.
  • Pour immediately into prepared an 11 by 2-inch pyrex baking dish.
  • Score candy while still warm and cut into squares when cool.