Crackers: Benne Seed Wafers

posted by Pat T 11-05-98 6:52 AM

(Benne seeds are the same as Sesame seeds)

2 c. brown sugar
1 c. plain flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 egg, beaten
1 stick butter OR 3/4 c. cooking oil OR 1 stick oleo
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 c. benne seed, toasted

Cream the butter and sugar. Add egg, then flour sifted with salt and baking powder. Add vanilla and benne seed; drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheet.

Bake in moderate 325 degrees F. oven for about 5-7 minutes. (Watch them carefully as they cook very quickly!). Allow to cool 1 minute before removing from pan. This makes a transparent wafer.

Yield: 70 very thin wafers.

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