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Crunchy Sesame Candy

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  • Author: Zerrin Gunaydin
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


You need just two ingredients to make these nutty, not-too-sweet candies that are popular during Eid, the Muslim holiday celebrated at the end of Ramadan.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sesame seeds


  1. Line a small tray with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare another piece of parchment paper in the same size.
  3. Heat sugar in a non stick skillet over low heat until it melts and caramelizes stirring occasionally for about 45 min.
  4. Take it from stove and add in sesame seeds. Mix quickly with a spatula.
  5. Pour the mixture on the parchment paper and cover it with the other piece of parchment paper.
  6. Flatten it with the help of a rolling pin.
  7. Let it cool and remove parchment paper.
  8. Break it roughly with hands and serve.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Category: Dessert
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