Black Sesame Miso Crinkle Cookies

Yields: 12 to 16 cookies

• 1/4 cup (55 g) butter, softened• 1/3 cup (67 g) brown sugar, packed
• 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
•1/2 to 1 tablespoon miso
• 1 teaspoon lemon zest, optionally available
• A beneficiant handful of dried cranberries, chopped
• A beneficiant handful of deshelled pistachios, chopped
• 1 giant egg*, about 50 g
• 3 to 4 tablespoons black sesame paste
• 170 g all-purpose flour, sifted
• 1 teaspoon baking powder

Dough Balls Coating:
• 1/2 cup (60 g) confectioners’ sugar, in a bowl
• 1/4 cup granulated sugar, in a bowl

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F with a rack within the middle. Line two giant baking sheets with parchment paper.
2. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter, sugars, miso, and optionally available lemon zest till paler in colour and fluffy, a couple of minutes. Scrape the perimeters of the bowl as wanted.
3. Add the egg and black sesame paste. Combine till integrated.
4. Tip in flour and baking powder and blend till simply mixed.
5. Fold within the chopped pistachios and cranberries.
6. Cowl and refrigerate for at the least 1 hour or in a single day.In the event you’re in a rush, you can also make these cookies with out chilling the dough.

Assemble the cookies:
1. Scoop 1 1/2 tbsp (~30 g) of cookie dough. Form the dough right into a clean, agency ball. Toss into the bowl of granulated sugar, coating with a skinny layer of sugar earlier than tossing into the bowl of confectioners’ sugar to coat completely.
2. Switch to a ready baking sheet. Go away house between every dough ball. Repeat till you have got 12 to 16 cookie balls.
3. Bake for 15 min or till the perimeters have set and browned barely. The cookie facilities ought to be smooth however not runny.
4. Cool on the baking sheet for a couple of minutes earlier than cooling utterly on a wire rack.