Sesame Cardamom Chews

Sesame Cardamom Chews
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2 Reviews
A sweet cardamom glaze is drizzled over these chewy and nutty cookies.
30 min
Prep Time
1:50
Total Time
60 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1/2 teaspoon
almond extract
1 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
toasted sesame seeds

Frosting

2 cups
powdered sugar
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon
vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon
ground cardamom
3 to 4 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Half & Half

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and almond extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, cardamom, and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  3. Place sesame seeds in small bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in sesame seeds. Place 1 inch apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, combine all frosting ingredients in medium bowl, adding enough half & half for desired spreading consistency. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Frost cooled cookies; let stand until set.
  5. Store cookies between sheets of waxed paper in loosely covered container.

Recipe Tips

- Sesame seed is available in some stores in the Asian or spice section. To toast sesame seed, spread onto large baking sheet. Bake at 350°F, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Watch closely as seeds can burn quickly. Cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
70
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
35mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

These are fabulous and very addictive! I added a little more cardamom in both the cookie and frosting only because I wanted a little stronger taste. Easy to make.

Rating

LOVED EM!

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