Tahini Cookies with Candied Ginger and Gingerbread Spices. Easy Holiday Cookies. 1 Bowl Whole Wheat Crinkle Ginger Cookies. Add molasses or chocolate for variation. Vegan Nut-free Palm oil-free Recipe. GF option.
If you like tahini, you will love these Tahini cookies! Tahini + Ginger bread spices and Candied ginger make this a crinkly and delicious cookie. These cookies are soft when just baked and get more like a shortbread-y crumbly cookie as they cool. A bit crunchier than shortbread s they sit for longer. If you like softer cookies, bake a minute less and consume within the day. Store in a box for upto 3 days.
For a molasses ginger cookies, use 1 tbsp molasses + 1 tbsp oil instead of the 2 tbsp. Add other spices or chocolate chips for variation. Make these simple 1 Bowl Tahini Cookies and dress in sugar, sprinkles, candied ginger, or drizzle some simple icing. Easily made glutenfree. See Recipe notes.
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More Holiday Cookies from the blog. No palm oil!
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- Oatmeal Walnut chocolate Chunk Cookies GF option
- Chickpea flour Chocolate chip cookies GF
- Peanut/Almond butter Pecan Cookies
- Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies. GF oil-free
- Giant chocolate chip and chunk cookies
- Ginger Molasses crinkle cookies. GF
- Double Chocolate chip cookies.
Make your cookie dough. It should be smooth and not too dry.
Shape into 1 to 1.5 inch flat discs. Press one side in granulated sugar and place on parchment lined sheet. The cookies double in size, so keep them atleast 2 inches apart.
Bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely.
- 1/4 cup heaped cup tahini
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tbsp oil
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1.5 tbsp non dairy milk like almond
- 3/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- a good pinch of cloves and nutmeg
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 3/4 cup or more whole wheat flour
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp chopped candied ginger
- 1 tbsp granulated sugar for topping
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F / 180ºc. Add all the wet ingredients to a bowl and mix well u til smooth.
- Add the spices, baking powder, soda and mix.
- Add the flour, salt and candied ginger and mix in to make a smooth dough. You will need to get your hands in. If the mixture is too wet, add another tbsp flour. If the mixture is too dry, add a splash of non dairy milk.
- Divide into equal portions and shape into 1.5 inch flat discs. Press one side of the disc in granulated sugar and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely and serve. For softer cookies bake 1 minute less. For crispier bake a minute or so longer. Store in a box for upto 3 days.
You can possibly make these with just tahini. Add more tahini instead of oil. The flavor of tahini will be quite strong then.
To make these gluten-free: Mix of equal amounts (1/4 cup) of oat flour, almond flour, rice flour and 2 tbsp cornstarch or other starch. Add all of the flour and mix in. Let it chill for 5 mins. If the mixture is wet, add 1 -2 tbsp more oat flour and mix in.
Nutritional values based on one serving