Sesame Snaps

sesame snaps 150 Image by: sesame snaps 150 Author: Canadian Living

Dairy-Free   Egg-Free   Gluten-Free   Nut-Free
If you can't find roasted sesame seeds, roast your own on a baking sheet in a 350°F (180°C) oven, stirring twice, for 20 minutes. 

  • Portion size 54 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/3 cup roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

In heavy saucepan, stir together sugar, water, honey and lemon juice. Bring to boil over medium heat; cook, without stirring but brushing down side of pan with pastry brush dipped in cold water, until dark amber colour and candy thermometer reaches 310°F (155°C), 15 to 20 minutes.

Stir in sesame seeds and salt. Immediately pour onto greased baking sheet, spreading with greased spatula. Using greased knife, score into 32 squares; score each square diagonally in half. Let cool completely; break along score lines into triangles. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 47.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Potassium 14 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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