Miso Sesame Cookies

Miso Sesame Cookies are light, delicate butter cookies sprinkled with a subtle, nutty sesame flavor. Perfect for the ladies-who-lunch crowd and teatime!

This recipe is adapted from the Anncoo Journal.

  • ¼ cup softened butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 generous tablespoons of white miso
  • 1½ cups rice flour blend
  • 3 tablespoons corn flour
  • 2 tablespoons amaranth flour
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  1. Beat butter and sugar until combined. Add miso. Continue to beat for about 3 minutes.
  2. Whisk together the flours and sesame seeds.
  3. Pour the flours and seeds into the butter, sugar, miso mixture.  When thoroughly combined, place the dough onto wax paper. Form a log about one inch high. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Slice the log into ¼ inch thick rounds. Gently place them on Silpat covered or parchment paper lined cookie sheets. Bake for 16 minutes or until golden brown around the edges in a 360 degree oven.