Sunflower-Sesame Molasses Cookies Recipe

Sunflower-Sesame Molasses Cookies Recipe

  • Makes: 24-30 Servings
  • Ready In: 22 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins

These are cookies you can feel good about. This makes a big batch so store some in the freezer for later.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 214
  • Fat: 13g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Sodium: 108mg
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 7g


  1. 1 cup sunflower seeds, toasted
    1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
    1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
    1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 cup oil
    1/3 cup maple syrup, brown rice syrup, agave nectar, or honey
    1/3 cup blackstrap molasses
    1 egg or egg replacer
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 tablespoons milk or yogurt (dairy or nondairy)


    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Oil cookie sheet(s).
    3. Coarsely chop sunflower and sesame seeds in food processor, blender, or by hand.
    4. Place in large mixing bowl with flour, spice, salt, and baking soda and whisk together.
    5. In separate bowl, beat together oil, sweetener, molasses, egg, vanilla, and milk or yogurt.
    6. Add liquid ingredients to flour mixture.
    7. Stir until combined.
    8. Scoop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
    9.  Bake 12 minutes, or until bottoms are golden.
    10. Cool on wire rack.

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