Healthier Sesame Cookies


Good day my lovely friends! Today I’m sharing with you the recipe for these healthy Sesame seeds cookies! You know we all buy “kaak” and enjoy it with tea or coffee but they are loaded with sugar so here’s a healthier version! Perfect with a cup of tea or coffee after Eftar or even on Sohour now in Ramadan!

Healthier Sesame Cookies

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 14 cookies


  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated white sugar or dry sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 regular egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • Sesame seeds to coat


  1. First, toast the sesame seeds by putting them on low heat and stir until golden brown. Meanwhile, preheat your oven to 180°C.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sweetener, salt, vanilla and sesame seeds.
  3. Add the egg and oil. Mix until a dough forms.
  4. Take about 1 tbsp of dough, place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Flatten a bit then sprinkle some sesame seeds on top. Push them a bit so they stick. Repeat until no dough remains.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 mins or until golden brown on top and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container 14

Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 50.4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.1g 6%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 7.5g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 1.8g 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition facts are based on a recipe made with sweetener.

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