How-To: Make Black Sesame Dumplings with Sue Chan

This version of traditional tang yuan is filled with black sesame, rolled in peanuts, and finished with a showering of sweetened condensed milk over the top.

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Dec 3 2017, 3:00pm
Sue Chan says these dumplings are like the best peanut-butter-and-honey sandwich you've ever had. This recipe is a take on tang yuan, the traditional black sesame dumpling eaten during Yuanxiao (the Lantern Festival). Sue's version is filled with peanuts and black sesame, rolled in more peanuts, and finished with a showering of sweetened condensed milk over the top.

MAKE IT: Black Sesame Dumplings

We've tried them and can confirm that you should make and snack on them as soon as possible—no need to wait for the holiday season.

This first appeared on MUNCHIES in July 2015.