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Tahini and Almond Cookies

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Israeli


This Tahini and Almond Cookies are really simple, richly flavoured and very fragrant so what are you waiting for try this out as well and you will be surprised.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 150 g butter melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • black sesame seeds
  • pinch of salt


  1. Mix all ingredients together and once it turns crumbly place them on a kneading board.
  2. Lightly knead the dough then shape them into logs, at this stage it will easily crumb.
  3. Place the logs into a cling film then tightly wrap them while forming an even cylinder with 5 cm in diameter.
  4. Put in the fridge and leave it there for 30-45 minutes until it’s slightly solidify but still easy to handle.
  5. Remove from fridge then slice them into .75 cm thick pieces.
  6. Place on top of a baking pan then sprinkle some black sesame seeds on top, lightly press top with fork then bake in a 180C preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let it cool down before serving.