Pasteli - Greek Sesame & Honey Candy!
30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
6 ingredients
10 servings
Pasteli is a traditional Greek candy made from plenty of honey and sesame seeds. Nuts, sultanas & other ingredients can also be added. Traditionally, these small wrapped pieces of pasteli are given at baptisms. If you have a candy thermometer you can use it - pasteli should be cooked until 250°F -- "firm ball stage". Cooling time not included in prep. time.

Categories:  fruit , greek , taste~mood , nuts , time-to-make , holiday , <-30-mins , european , sweet , kid-friendly , candy , heirloom~historical , vegetarian , dessert ,
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Serving Size (60.22 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 219.92 Calories from Fat 64.35
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.15g 110.04%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 50.09%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 3.39mg 1.41%
Total Carbohydrate 40.62g 135.41%
Dietary Fiber 1.79 g 71.58%
Sugars 37.16 g %
Protein 2.69g 53.77%
Vitamin A 1.3IU% Vitamin C 0.23mg%
Calcium 143.11mg% Iron 2.29mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
white sesame seeds, hulled, chopped peanuts, rose water