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Sesame Raisin Bars

Sesame and Raisin Bars -
Written by SamsonLee
Sesame and Raisin Bars -

Sesame Raisin Bars

A simple snack that kids both enjoy eating and cooking. They are healthy and full of protein.
4.76 from 66 votes
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fruit, Nuts, Snacks
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 36 bars
Calories: 125kcal



  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add tahini and beat until combined well.
  • Beat in egg, vanilla, and salt.
  • Add flour and beat batter until just combined.
  • Beat in raisins and benne seeds.
  • Spread batter evenly in a buttered jelly-roll pan, 15 1/2 by 10 1/2 by 1 inch, and bake in middle of oven until a tester comes out clean, about 16 to 20 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan on a rack and cut into 36 bars.
  • Bars may be made 3 days in advance and kept in an airtight container


Sodium: 56mg | Sugar: 11g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 69mg | Cholesterol: 6mg | Calories: 125kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 3g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 22g