Mary Martha Greene
By Mary Martha Greene
Benne (rhymes with penny) is the Gullah word for seed; these seeds are said to bring good luck. Some brides in the Lowcountry serve these cookies at their weddings to bless their marriage.
Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line 2 or more baking sheets with parchment paper and lightly butter paper.
Using a hand mixer or stand mixer on medium-high speed, cream together the brown sugar and butter. Reduce speed to medium and add egg, beating until it is creamed with the but