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Black Sesame Lace Cookies

[Photograph: Keller & Keller]

In the intro to Flour, Joanne Chang talks about her traditional Chinese upbringing, which was sadly devoid of sweets. These Black Sesame Lace Cookies take flavors of her childhood and combine them with her later-in-life love affair with pastry for ethereally light, crisp cookies.

Reprinted with permission from Flour by Joanne Chang. Copyright © 2010. Published by Chronicle Books. Available wherever books are sold. All Rights Reserved.

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