Tahini-Chocolate Chip Cookies


With crispy edges, a chewy center, and the addition of tahini these cookies have a subtle nutty flavor. Add chopped nuts for that extra crunch.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 30 mins
48 cookies


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup tahini

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ⅛ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips

  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  1. Cream butter, brown sugar, and white sugar in a bowl until fluffy. Beat in tahini. Add eggs and vanilla extract and continue to beat an additional 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Mix flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a separate bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and beat until just combined. Add chocolate chips and nuts. Cover and refrigerate dough overnight.

  3. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  4. Scoop out cookies into 1-inch balls using a cookie scoop and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges start to brown lightly, 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
7g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 51mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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