Benne Wafers Recipe

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Benne Wafers
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place the benne (sesame) seeds on an ungreased baking sheet and toast for 10 to 12 minutes, until light brown. Watch closes so that they don 't burn.
  3. In a large bowl mix the brown sugar, melted butter or margarine, egg, vanilla extract, flour, salt, baking powder and toasted sesame seeds together until combined.
  4. Drop dough by 1/2 teaspoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 4 to 6 minutes, until light brown. Let cookies cool for about 2 minutes before removing from baking sheets to a wire rack to cool completely. Store cooled cookies in an airtight container.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 429.51 Kcal (1798 kJ)
Calories from fat 323.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.93g 55%
Cholesterol 88.29mg 29%
Sodium 113.74mg 5%
Potassium 173.64mg 4%
Total Carbs 21.62g 7%
Sugars 0.09g 0%
Dietary Fiber 3.51g 14%
Protein 7.64g 15%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 4mg 22%
Calcium 257.2mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 525.71 Kcal (2201 kJ)
Calories from fat 395.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.97g 55%
Cholesterol 108.06mg 29%
Sodium 139.21mg 5%
Potassium 212.53mg 4%
Total Carbs 26.46g 7%
Sugars 0.11g 0%
Dietary Fiber 4.3g 14%
Protein 9.35g 15%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 4.9mg 22%
Calcium 314.8mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.9
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free,
  • good source of fiber

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