Tahini is a paste (similar to peanut butter) made with sesame seeds. A small amount packs a big flavor punch.

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
6 mins
total:
26 mins
Servings:
96
Yield:
96 cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder, turmeric, cardamom, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in egg, tahini, and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.

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  • Force unchilled dough through a cookie press onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle cookies with sesame seeds. Bake about 6 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove; cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

54 calories; fat 3g; cholesterol 10mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 6g; mono fat 1g; sugars 2g; protein 1g; vitamin a 91.8IU; niacin equivalents 0.3mg; folate 9.2mcg; sodium 35mg; potassium 9mg; calcium 7mg; iron 0.3mg.
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