Recipes and Cooking Tahini Spritz Tahini is a paste (similar to peanut butter) made with sesame seeds. A small amount packs a big flavor punch. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 4, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 6 mins Total Time: 26 mins Servings: 96 Yield: 96 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon ground cardamom ¼ teaspoon salt 1 egg 2 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 ½ cup all-purpose flour Sesame seeds Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 54 Calories 3g Fat 6g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 96 Calories 54 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 35mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 2g Protein 1g Calcium 7mg 1% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 9mg 0% Folate, total 9.2mcg *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.