Laura's Tahini Cookies

Laura's Tahini Cookies


"I made these up myself and they're really good! They're a bit like Turkish halva but not as sweet and very easy to make!"


servings 329 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 21.3 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 127 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in the egg, then add the tahini and honey, mixing until well blended. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, and cloves, and stir them into the creamed mixture.
  3. Drop dough 1 tablespoon at a time onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove and cool on wire racks.
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  1. 9 Ratings


Thanks for the great recipe! It was easy and included stuff I already had on hand. However, only serve them to people who are more adventurous eaters- they do not have a typical cookie taste...

I've used this recipe several times - It's a crispy good-tasting cookie that's a little unusual. It makes a good gift cookie.

I was really excited about this recipe. I always like when ingredients that I typically associate with savory (tahini in this case) are used in an atypical fashion. These were a little bit of a...

These are very yummy and work well with half whole weat too. Not bland at all, you can taste just right the cloves and cinnamon and of coure the tahini (it might taste odd at first to someone wh...

Crumbly and *bland*. BUT I was also _very_ liberal in making substitutions to the recipie, so this could very well be my fault. The cookies that got less done in the middle had more identifiab...

These were delicious! Seriously, my husband and I loved them. I followed other reviewers advice and let them cool a bit before transferring to a small wire rack. I added two extra tablespoons...