Chocolate Sesame Cookies
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Serves: 30
 
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate (i used a cup of chocolate chips)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup toasted sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in tahini. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a large mixing bowl beat eggs until frothy. Add brown sugar and vanilla; beat until well combined and light. Beat in chocolate mixture. Beat in flour mixture just until combined. Cover dough; chill about 30 minutes, until easy to handle.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in sesame seeds to coat. Place on cookie sheets 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until puffed and set on the bottoms. Transfer cookies to wire rack; cool completely.
Recipe by Daily Rebecca at http://www.dailyrebecca.com/2014/03/chocolate-sesame-cookies/