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Malinese Sesame-Honey Sticks (Meni-Meniyong)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Malinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 tray
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter


  • On the stove top over a low flame, toast the sesame seeds in a sauce pan until they just begin to change color, taking care not to burn them. Set aside
  • In another sauce pan melt together the honey and butter over medium-low flame. Heat until it begins to bubble and starts to darken slightly.
  • Stir in the sesame seeds until well mixed.
  • Grease a baking sheet and spread out the honey mixture.
  • Allow to cool until just warm and cut into sticks.
  • Let cool completely and serve