Date & Tahini Swirl Cookies

PREP TIME 15-20 Minutes
COOK TIME 10-12 Minutes
TOTAL TIME 30 minutes
COURSE Dessert
CUISINE Middle Eastern
SERVINGS 2-3 dozen cookies

Easy-to-Make Homemade Date & Tahini Swirl Cookies – Because There's a Chef in All of Us

Indulge in the perfect harmony of nutty tahini flavor, the natural sweetness of date syrup, and the delightful addition of cinnamon and nuts (if you prefer) in these homemade tahini cookies. This easy recipe delivers an exquisite combination of flavors and textures, ensuring your cookie experience is effortless yet unforgettable. So, take a moment to savor the goodness of these cookies and enjoy a little taste of homemade perfection.



  • 1

    Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • 2

    In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, tahini, date syrup, and brown sugar until well combined and creamy.

  • 3

    Add the egg and vanilla extract to the mixture, and mix until smooth.

  • 4

    In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, and ground cinnamon (if using).

  • 5

    Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a cookie dough forms.

  • 6

    Fold in the chopped dates and nuts (if using), distributing them evenly throughout the dough.

  • 7

    Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.

  • 8

    Flatten each cookie slightly with the back of a spoon or your fingers.

  • 9

    Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges of the cookies are lightly golden, and they are set.

  • 10

    Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

  • 11

    Enjoy your tahini cookies with date syrup, featuring the delightful sweetness and flavor of dates!




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