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Crunchy Sesame Snaps

27 min

Snack

On-the-go

Freezer-friendly

10 ingredients or less

Pantry-ready

These sweet and crisp snaps are a great on-the-go snack for busy days. They're great to meal-prep ahead of time, and enjoy throughout the week, and are especially delicious enjoyed with a tea or coffee.

bite-sized snaps

Total

27 min

Prep

7 min

Cook

20 min

Contains

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sesame

Free from

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soy

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peanut

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tree nut

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gluten

Ingredients

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Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C) degrees.
  2. To a medium bowl, add all of the ingredients, and mix until well combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a parchment-lined baking tray.
  4. Add another piece of parchment paper on top and roll it flat using a rolling pin or the side of a tall cup. Use your fingers or the back of a spoon to tuck in the sides to create a rectangular shape.
  5. Remove the top parchment paper, and bake the flattened sesame mixture in the middle rack of the oven for 18 - 20 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  6. When removed from the oven, let it cool completely. It will continue to harden as it cools.
  7. When cooled, slice the sesame slab into 20 bite-sized squares. Enjoy!

Storage

  • The sesame snaps can be stored in an airtight container on the counter for up to 3 days, in the fridge for up to 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Nutrition info

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CJ - April 13, 2021, 8:19 a.m.

For your recipes, do you use hulled or unhulled sesame seeds?


Manon from Vancouver 🌻 - April 12, 2021, 3:30 a.m.

These little treats are such fun to make and have available when you just want a little something sweet. Thanks for sharing. They were easy to make. Love your videos!

PUL Team - April 12, 2021, 6:47 a.m.

So happy to hear, Manon! Sending lots of love to Vancouver 🥰


Lorena - March 29, 2021, 2:23 p.m.

This recipe worked great for me! I only had black sesame seeds on hand, so I substituted those for the white sesame seeds. The snaps came together quickly and turned out crispy & delicious. Thanks for the great recipe!

Sadia - March 29, 2021, 4:04 p.m.

So glad you enjoyed the recipe, Lorena 🤗 Thanks for taking the time to share!


Mike - March 22, 2021, 8:45 a.m.

Looks great! Did not have coconut sugar so substituted cane sugar. Was the coconut sugar a vital component? Unfortunately, the mixture did not stick together well.

PUL Team - March 31, 2021, 2:03 p.m.

Hey Mike, apologies this didn't work out for you. Indeed, I think using coconut sugar will yield a different result. Coconut sugar (or at least the one we used) has a very fine consistency, compared to granulated can sugar, which tends to have larger sugar crystals. I think this can affect the way it sticks together. I hope you're able to try again if you acquire some coconut sugar, and that it works out well for you! :)