Crispy Tahini Chocolate Chippers


Give your chocolate chip cookies a bit of nutty flair with the addition of tahini (sesame paste).

Crispy Tahini Chocolate Chip cookies on baking sheet with parchment
Photo: Brie Passano
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
48 cookies


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 10-12 ounce pkg. dark chocolate chips

  • 1 recipe Tahini Icing

  • Sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl beat butter and tahini with a mixer on medium to high until well blended. Add sugars, baking soda, and salt. Beat on medium 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour and chocolate chips.

  2. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove; cool on wire racks.

  3. Drizzle Tahini Icing on cooled cookies and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Let stand 30 minutes or until set.

Tahini Icing

In a small bowl whisk together 2 Tbsp. tahini (sesame seed paste), 1 cup powdered sugar, and 2 to 3 Tbsp. milk to reach a drizzling consistency.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

124 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 124
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 29mg 1%
Folate, total 13.9mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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