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Sesame crisps

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Sesame seeds are not only rich in magnesium and copper but also a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc and dietary fiber. Besides that, they also contain lignans, including unique content of sesamin, which are phytoestrogens with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Among edible oils from the six types of plants (sesame, groundnut, cottonseed, sunflower, corn and olive), sesame oil has the highest antioxidant content. The nutrients of sesame seeds are better absorbed if they are ground or pulverized before consumption. While sesame seeds have many health benefits, they can cause allergic reaction to some individuals. So, parents and caretakers should be mindful of this when introducing sesame seeds into a child’s diet.


My family loves sesame seeds for its aromatic flavour. As my son is not allergic to these seeds, I use sesame seeds extensively in my cooking and baking. Speaking of baking, these baked sesame crisps are a great way to introduce sesame seeds to your child’s diet.


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These crisps are incredibly simple and easy-to-make, best for those who have a sudden urge to bake something quick. (Don’t be surprised, I belong to this group too!). The method is very straight forward. Egg white is used to bind the toasted sesame seeds. By combining with sugar, flour and butter, a mixture is formed. When the mixture is spread out into a thin layer and baked, it is “transformed” into a crunchy crisp. The tricky part is to make sure each layer is spread thinly and evenly, which means no overlapping of sesame seeds. A fork and a little patience are all you need to achieve that.


For taste wise, these crisps are not sweet at all but filled with nutty and fragrant sesame flavour. They are extremely addictive too!! I’m sure kids will love to munch on these crunchy yet nutritious crisps as snack. Perhaps you can make them as festive cookies for the coming Chinese Lunar New Year.


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58 Comments

  1. My mum used to buy me packages of these treats when I was a kid. How fun that I can make them for my own kids with this recipe!

  2. Joanne says:

    I love the very distinct flavor of sesame seeds, especially in dessert form! These look delicious!

  3. tigerfish says:

    Love the lightness of this crisps….

  4. MaryMoh says:

    Wow…these look very addictive. I must bookmark this to try someday. Thanks very much for sharing. Yes, sesame seeds are very good for health.

  5. anncoo says:

    This looks so easy to make and I want to try this for sure. Thanks for sharing :)

  6. Esther says:

    Yum! They remind me of these sesame “candy”. They look exactly the same, but the “candy” is chewy.

  7. I would love to eat this sesame crisp. It looks very crispy and crunchy! Could be one of the Chinese New Year cookies!

  8. These sesame crisp looks crunchy and cripsy, good for CNY!

  9. Shirley says:

    Where can I get these sesame?

    • food-4tots says:

      Shirley: You can get it at the supermarket (eg NTUC or Cold Storage) under the dried goods section. Alternatively, you can try any Chinese medicinal shop or stall selling dried goods in the wet market. Hope it helps. ;)

  10. Alice says:

    Wow! Look so crispy and chewy! Can bring some for me? :D

  11. jo says:

    Looks awfully yummy and I’m definitely inspired to give this a try. Great for CNY and gorgeous clicks as well.

  12. Mika says:

    I always said to myself I need to introduce more seeds in my diet…I read sesame seeds have omega-3 too, I’m not sure about that…
    I like the idea to eat them during my breakfasts, it will be an energy booster…

  13. Ching @ LCOM says:

    Wah, I like this! Perhaps I will make this for CNY. Hehe…. thanks! :)

  14. Love sesame crisps! Gotta try your recipe soon.

  15. mycookinghut says:

    I love sesame and always like to add some toasted sesame in noodle dishes that I make.
    This is definitely a healthy snacks! Thanks for sharing as I have always wanted to know how to make. :)

  16. I love sesame seeds crisps! Your version look extra crispy and yummy! I can’t wait to try this out, hopefully mine will turn out as good. Another great recipe from you :)

  17. noobcook says:

    wah… love that they look so thin and crisp. every mouthful must be a delight =)

  18. Xiaolu says:

    These look and sound so delicious. Do you think they would taste good with black sesame, too?

    • food-4tots says:

      Xiaolu: Thanks!! Haven’t tried it before. It will definitely yield a different result I guess. No harm giving it a try. It’d be better to include some white sesame seeds so that it will be easier to judge them and can avoid burnt black sesame seeds during baking. Hope it helps. ;)

  19. michelle says:

    Hi food-4tots,
    I have tried your recipe. Taste is great but my problem was the crisps sticked on the parchment paper. When I removed the crisps, the bottom of the crisps were sticked with the parchment paper which was quite difficult to peel off. Would really appreciate it if you could point to me my mistake here. Thanks a lot.

    • food-4tots says:

      Michelle: Thanks for your kind feedback!! I suggest that you use GLAD BAKE (non-stick baking and cooking paper) which can be bought in supermarket under the same section selling aluminum foil and cling wrap. It may be slightly expensive but the quality is guaranteed satisfactory. Hope it helps! ;)

  20. michelle says:

    Thanks for your prompt reply. I’ll try GLAD BAKE.

  21. Magienoire says:

    Juz made it! My 22mo is currently munching on it. Not sweet so juz right for him. Yummy! But so little :( Only got about 20 crisps. Will probably finish in 1 sitting. I must remember to double the recipe the next time. There will definitely be a next time as I didn’t have enough to satisfy the cravings. Thanks anyway for our tasty snack!

    • food-4tots says:

      Magienoire: Thanks for your kind feedback. Yes, you need to double or triple the recipe in your next attempt as it is a highly addictive snack. Is your son ready for tree nuts? I only introduced tree nuts and peanuts to my son after he reached 5 yrs old. ;)

      • Magienoire says:

        I’m not sure abt my son but my 6yo daughter is allergic to tree nuts and peanuts – they give her really bad eczema. So I’m not testing them on him yet. But I so wanna try your almond crisps… Ended up with this so that everyone can eat.

  22. Jackay says:

    These are so yummy! I altered it slightly to fit our family diet: I subbed some processor whizzed coconut sugar for the castor and used whole wheat flour instead of white. Thank you so much for the great recipe! It worked beautifully! :)

  23. Novi says:

    I’d like to try your recipe. Can i use black sesame seed instead?

  24. Yenni says:

    How long can they stay fresh for in an airtight container?

  25. Lisa says:

    Can I use black sesame?

  26. […] I googled and tried variations of the recipe, I even asked for help on my facebook page and tried again with a much hotter oven, but they still turned out crap, so I gave up. Then I tried these Sesame Crisps. […]

  27. Bonoca says:

    I’m currently living in Israel and the local bakeries make these wonderful cookies. Have been searching online for a recipe and it appears yours has the same ingredients. Can’t wait to try this. Thanks so much for posting!

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