Sesame Candy (No Honey)

Sesame Candy (No Honey)

Looking for a simple candy that is guilt free and doesn’t even need a thermometer or stirring on the stove? Here’s your answer!

Course Dessert
Keyword Candy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 30 bars
Calories 119 kcal


  • 1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sorghum molasses
  • 1/4 tsp salt ~more if using unsalted peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup organic sugar
  • 2 cups sesame seeds hulled
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut ~unsweetened


  1. PREHEAT oven to 350F.

  2. MIX peanut butter, sorghum molasses, salt and vanilla.

  3. ADD sugar and gently mix. (Don't mix too long, or it will turn hard.)

  4. COVER 9×13 glass baking dish with parchment paper and lightly spray with oil.

  5. PRESS firmly into pan with rubber spatula.

  6. SLICE into squares with oiled sharp knife.

  7. BAKE at 300F for 10 minutes.

  8. ROTATE pan and BAKE at 300F for another 10-15 minutes or until golden.

  9. COOL 30 minutes, before carefully removing squares from pan. They will still be a bit soft. They harden as they cool.

  10. COOL thoroughly on rack.

  11. Refrigerate OR freeze.

  12. Yield: 30 medium-sized squares

Nutrition Facts
Sesame Candy (No Honey)
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 119 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 35mg2%
Potassium 137mg4%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1IU0%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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