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Simply Sesames

"My kitchen counter is covered with these crispy crowd-pleasers at Christmastime. I make them for friends and family. I also add them to care packages our church delivers to area senior citizens."
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40 m servings
Original recipe yields 21 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add flour; mix just until combined. Stir in coconut, sesame seeds and almonds. Chill for 15 minutes. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a 2-in.-diameter roll. Wrap each roll in waxed paper, twisting ends to seal. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Remove waxed paper. Cut into 1/4-in. slices; place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 300 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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This is a great recipe and a very delicious buttery cookie! I had to cook mine for much longer, though, more like 35 minutes. Next time I will turn up the heat to 325 instead. Also, I used su...

This is a delicious cookie. I had trouble with cooking time as well. I think it is because these come out of the refrigerator and are somewhat cold when you put them in the oven. I think the oth...

I used pecans instead of almonds. Great flavor with the coconut, sesame seeds, and pecans! I'll be making these again!