Print Recipe

Barazeh (Sesame Seed Cookies)



  1. Scatter the sesame seeds on a baking sheet and toast in a 350 degree F oven until a light golden brown.
  2. Combine the honey with the 1 tablespoon water and use to moisten the sesame seeds. Spread in a saucer.
  3. Stir together the flour, baking powder and sugar.
  4. Cut in the butter, as if you were making pie crust dough. Gradually add the 2/3 cup water until the dough is smooth.
  5. Form balls of dough the size of walnuts and dip one side of each ball into the sesame seed mixture to coat. The bottom side may be very lightly touched to the pistachios. Place on greased baking sheets, sesame side up.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown.

Source: The Arabian Delights Cookbook by Anne Marie Weiss-Armush


Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.