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25 Tahini Dessert Recipes We’re Obsessed With

Creamy, nutty, and just a little savory, these easy and delicious tahini dessert recipes are a surefire way to make your day sweeter.

With its rich, earthy flavor, tahini is like nothing else in the world.

Homemade Salted Chocolate Chip and Tahini Cookies on a Baking Rack
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Of course, you can use it in everything from hummus and salad dressings to vegetable sides. 

But did you know it also tastes incredible in desserts too?

I’m talking chewy chocolate cookies, fudgy brownies, fluffy cakes, and more.

Seriously, these tahini dessert recipes are beyond irresistible.

25 Tahini Desserts You’ll Swoon Over

1. Salted Tahini Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted tahini butter chocolate chip cookies are a gift from the heavens. They’re a sweet and salty delight that will make your taste buds go wild.

Thanks to the salted tahini butter, the dough has a distinct nutty flavor that complements the chocolate beautifully.

Best of all, it only takes 20 minutes to make a batch. So you can have these delicious little morsels ready to enjoy in a flash!

2. Paleo Double Chocolate Tahini Banana Muffins

Do you know what’s great about these muffins? They’re healthy and delicious.

Moist, fluffy, and chocolatey, they’re a little like chocolate and peanut butter muffins but with tasty tahini instead.

And did I mention they’re paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and dairy-free? Oh, yeah!

3. Blueberry Tahini Pops

These blueberry tahini popsicles are the perfect way to cool down on a hot day.

Creamy, fruity, and deliciously cold, you’ll love the nutty contrast from the tahini with the added warmth of vanilla.

They’re so easy to make, too! Just blend everything and pour it into popsicle molds.

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Then freeze for at least five hours before enjoying. And trust me, they’re worth waiting for!

4. Tahini Ice Cream

If you’ve never made ice cream before, consider this a sign because this easy-to-make tahini ice cream is irresistible!

The rich flavor and creamy texture will leave you wanting more.

And since it only needs four ingredients and a couple of hours in the fridge, it’s the ultimate last-minute treat!

5. Vegan Chocolate Tahini Mousse with Sesame Brittle

Are you ready for some serious dessert decadence?

This vegan chocolate tahini mousse boasts rich, silky goodness that melts in your mouth.

But there’s also a sesame brittle topping for a nutty, crisp contrast.

Whether you’re vegan or not, this indulgent treat will become your favorite!

6. Easy Honey Tahini Oatmeal Cookies

If you’re more of an oatmeal cookie person, you’ll go nuts for this recipe.

Soft, chewy, and 100% addictive, they’re the kind of cookies you’ll want to devour in one sitting.

They’re sweetened just right with honey and have gooey chocolate chips and buttery walnuts in every bite. Yum!

7. Grain-Free Tahini Brownies

These tahini brownies are a game-changer. They’re gluten-free, grain-free, and jam-packed with chocolatey goodness.

From the crisp edges to the fudgy center, every bite is an absolute delight.

The best part? They’re easy to make and even easier to enjoy!

8. Coffee Tahini Date Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

What’s better than a warm and chewy oatmeal cookie? A warm, chewy oatmeal cookie with warm coffee and nutty tahini!

Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, each one bursts with sweetness, chocolatey goodness, aromatic coffee, and nutty goodness.

It’s the perfect balance of flavors that will make you crave more!

9. Honey and Tahini Baked Cheesecake

I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for a silky, decadent cheesecake. It’s my go-to treat for parties, birthdays, and lazy weekends at home.

And if you’re like me, you’ll adore this honey and tahini baked cheesecake.

The sweetness of honey complements the nutty tahini with warm hints of cinnamon and cardamom.

Wow is an understatement!

10. No Bake Chocolate Caramel Tahini Chex Bars (allergy-friendly!)

Looking for an indulgent treat that doesn’t require any baking? These chocolate, caramel, and tahini Chex bars are the answer!

Featuring chewy Chex cereal with tahini, maple syrup, and melted chocolate topping, they’re the perfect blend of sweet and chocolatey with subtle saltiness.

They stay good in the fridge for up to a week, so make a big batch and enjoy!

11. Tahini Caramel Millionaires Shortbread

Just one bite of this tahini caramel millionaire’s shortbread is enough to make you feel like royalty.

It features a delicate shortbread base topped with sweet and nutty caramel and melted chocolate.

The sesame seeds on top make this treat extra indulgent, but they are optional. Instead, try a little sea salt if you don’t have seeds.

Either way, you won’t regret making these.

12. No Bake Salted Tahini Cookie Dough Fudge

Is there anything better than cookie dough? How about buttery fudge?

Well, thanks to this recipe, you can have the best of both worlds – sweet cookie dough fudge with nutty, salty tahini!

This melt-in-your-mouth delight will take your taste buds to new heights. And it’s no bake, so there’s no need to turn on the oven!

13. Chocolate Tahini Oat Bars

Searching for an indulgent treat you can eat first thing in the morning? These chocolate tahini oat bars are just the ticket.

Made with wholesome ingredients such as oats, dates, and tahini, they’re a guilt-free sweet treat that’ll keep you full until lunch.

They’re soft and chewy with a sweet nuttiness that’s sure to please.

And for the finishing touch, you’ll add a layer of chocolate for the ultimate decadence. Delish!

14. No-Bake Chocolate Protein Tahini Energy Balls

Lose yourself in the irresistible taste of these no-bake energy balls. They’re great as workout snacks or on-the-go treats if you’re in a pinch.

You’ll mix rolled oats with honey, tahini, spices, chocolate, and chia seeds.

So they’re sticky, naturally sweet, and hearty enough to fill you up without sacrificing indulgent flavors.

They’re also packed with protein and fiber to give you energy throughout the day. Talk about a win-win!

15. Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

These tahini chocolate chip cookie dough bites are just as scrumptious as they sound.

Made from 100% all-natural ingredients, they’re dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan.

The tahini and chocolate are bound together with a fluffy bite-sized cookie dough center, making them sweet, rich, and divine.

16. Sesame Tahini Cookies

If you want a new holiday recipe, these sesame tahini cookies should be at the top of your list!

They have a crunchy exterior and soft inside with the perfect balance of salty and sweet.

Pretty great, huh?

Plus, that delicate nutty flavor will leave you savoring every last bite!

17. The Best Zucchini Brownies You’ll Ever Eat

In a world saturated with (delicious) chocolate and peanut butter, sometimes it’s nice to try new flavor combos.

And these zucchini brownies are a must-try if you want to sneak in some healthy food.

Sweet, chocolatey, and so indulgent you won’t even taste the zucchini, they’re perfect for kids’ lunchboxes.

18. Dreamy Coconut Tahini Bars

These bars are perfect if you want to satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing your diet.

Tender, chewy, and a little crisp, they’re loaded with healthy seeds, coconut flakes, and nuts mixed with tahini butter.

So you can feel good about every bite.

19. Tahini Jam Bounty Bars

These tahini jam bounty bars are a delicious and wholesome treat for the whole family.

They’re great for an afternoon snack or a healthy dessert after dinner. But with all that fruity sweetness of the chia-strawberry jam, you won’t want to share.

Ready in just 30 minutes, the hardest part of this recipe is waiting for these bars to chill!

20. Mini Tahini Carrot Cake

Who doesn’t love a good carrot cake? It’s simple, but it packs one helluva flavor punch.

And when you add some tahini to the mix, it makes the cake even better.

Nutty, moist, sweet, and spiced, it’s melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

21. Gluten-Free Tahini Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

When you think of chocolate chip cookies, what comes to mind?

Is it the smell as they bake? The gooey chocolate? Or the taste of those first few bites with a cold glass of milk?

For me, it’s always been about the process. And making cookies in a skillet is a game-changer!

Baked to perfection, this cookie has crunchy edges and a soft center packed with sweetness and nuttiness.

Just watch your tongue! Because you won’t be able to wait for this one to cool!

22. Life-Changing Cinnamon Tahini Cookies

These cinnamon tahini cookies are warm, nutty, and loaded with texture. But life-changing?

Yes. Yes, they are!

Seriously, after one bite, you’ll never go back to plain old snickerdoodles again.

23. Turkish Halva

Have you ever tried Turkish halva? If not, I’m here to tell you: it’s heavenly.

Halva is a sweet, sticky treat traditionally made with tahini. It’s the perfect blend of sugar and nutty goodness. 

A little like pudding, it’s best served cool with ground pistachios, coconut flakes, or cinnamon sugar.

24. Salted Caramel Tahini Cups

Sweet and salty, rich and creamy; salted caramel goes well with almost anything.

But there’s one thing you might not know about salted caramel: it pairs beautifully with tahini!

The nutty flavor of tahini brings out the sweet flavors beautifully.

It’s not overwhelming, though. Instead, it’s super subtle and insanely delicious.

25. Vegan Halva Glazed Donuts

Skip those greasy donuts and make these halva-glazed donuts instead! They’re sweet, nutty, and soft – and totally vegan!

The fluffy donut packs a rich flavor enhanced by the indulgent halva glaze.

So what are you waiting for? You need these in your life ASAP.

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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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