Sesame Thins

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    3½ dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Here are discs of ultimate nuttiness, thin and crisp, and densely packed with sesame seeds—the cookie for people who dote on sesame brittle, that magical mouth-opener among candies.


  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup (packed) dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sug


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F, with an oven rack in the center position. Grease and flour one or two baking sheets.
  2. In a mixing bowl (using a whisk) or in the large bowl of an electric mixer, beat the eggs until very light. Gradually beat in the brown suga