Salted Tahini No-Bake Cookies. A childhood favorite reinvented.
No-bake cookies are the dessert I make when I really want something sweet but don’t feel like making anything. They seriously take not time to throw together, very few dishes AND you never have to turn the oven on.
Ingredients for Tahini No-Bake Cookies
is what I use in place of the classic peanut butter. Tahini is made from ground sesame and has a very nutty flavor. It can be a great substitution if someone has a nut allergy.
I really wanted to keep these tahini no-bake cookies free of refined sugars so decided to use honey because the flavor pairs so well with salt and tahini.
Can’t forget the hero of these cookies! I use regular old fashion rolled oats for these cookies. If you have celiac or are gluten sensitive be sure to buy certified gluten-free oats.
is not an ingredient found in a traditional no-bake cookie recipe but I really love the texture and natural sweetness it lends.
Alright, let’s get baking
How to Make Tahini No-Bake Cookies
You want to start with adding the tahini, honey, coconut oil, cocoa powder and salt to a sauce pan. Warm the mixture and stir occasionally until everything is melted and mixed together.
The you take the tahini mixture off the stove and add the oats and shredded coconut. Mix that together and then get scooping.
Scoop about 1-2 tablespoons of the tahini no bake cookie batter. I always prefer to use a cookie scoop like THIS. Sprinkle some salt flakes on top and pop them in the freezer to set.
FAQS and Tips for Salted Tahini No-bake Cookies
What is Tahini?
Tahini is made from ground sesame seeds and is used in a lot of mediterranean cooking. Hummus anyone? It has a very savory flavor and is slightly bitter and nutty.
Where can I buy tahini?
You should be able to find tahini at your local grocery store. Sometimes it is placed in the international aisle. You can also find a myriad of options online. THIS is one of my favorite ones on Amazon.
Is there a substitute for the honey?
Yes, you can substitute maple syrup in this recipe.
How do I store these Tahini No-Bake Cookies?
You will want to store these in an airtight container in the refrigerator. If they get too warm they can start to melt some again.
Looking for more oatmeal cookie recipes? Try my very FAVORITE Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie.
These naturally gluten-free Salted Tahini No-bake Cookies are made with creamy tahini, honey, shredded coconut, cocoa and oats. Just a few wholesome and delicious ingredients and you will have some no-bake cookies made in a matter of minutes.
- 1/2 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup honey
- 3 Tbsp coconut oil
- 3 Tbsp cocoa powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup oats
- 3/4 cup shredded coconut
- Salt Flakes (for garnish)
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a medium saucepan combine the tahini, honey, coconut oil, cocoa powder and salt.
- Warm the mixture over medium heat until everything is melted and thoroughly combined.
- Take off the heat and mix in the oats and shredded coconut.
- Scoop about 1-2 tablespoons of batter on to a pan lined with parchment (I prefer an ice cream scoop)
- Sprinkle salt flakes on top of the cookies and then place them in the freezer for about 30 minutes or until set.
- Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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