Benne Cookie Cups

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

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This recipe is made like a French wafer or tuile, sesame seeds replacing the ground almonds. You will need a half-dozen inverted custard cups or glasses on which to mold the cookies into cups. The recipe should make 18 cookie cups, but it is a very tricky recipe that varies greatly with the flours and ovens used and the humidity of the day. You may wish to bake the cookies slowly, at 350°, for about 10 minutes, or allow them to cool on the baking sheet for a moment before molding the