Thursday, April 12, 2012

Basil & Parmesan Cookies

Think this is a very a adult taste cookie, as my boy only taste 1 slice and frown hehehe...but I love the wholesome basil flavour :D Great to serve along with some creamy soup or a cuppa of mint tea! :D

rolling the chilled dough over black sesame seeds

sliced & ready to bake


  • 200gm plain flour, sifted
  • 20gm sweet basil leaves
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 100gm butter, softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • salt to sprinkle (I omit)
  • black sesame seeds for coating
  1. In a food processor, blend parmesan & basil until fine.
  2. Beat butter until fluffy. Beat in egg yolk until well combine.
  3. Beat in basil mixture.
  4. Fold in flour until a dough is formed.
  5. Shape into log and chill for 30mins until firmed enough to slice.
  6. Coat log with black sesame seeds and slice. Sprinkle surface with some salt & place on baking sheets and bake in preheated oven at 180 deg cel for 12-15mins until edge are golden.
  7. Cool completely before storing.
Recipe adapted from Women's Weekly

1 comment:

WendyinKK said...

Oh yes, my kids don't like basil too.
It's an acquired taste.

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