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Almond and tahini cookies

This simple cookies are packed with flavor and make a great snack.

Ingredients List

Serves 1
  • 225 g ground almonds
  • flaked almonds ot chopped pistachios to garnish
  • 130 ml maple syrup
  • 200 g tahini
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tbsp ea salt flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 170C, (or 150C) fan and line a baking sheet with baking paper. 
  2. Place tahini, maple syrup, salt and vanilla in a saucepan on medium heat. Melt together for a few minutes, stirring constantly until smooth and blended. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add the ground almonds to the tahini & maple mixture, combining to form a rough dough.
  4. Make a ball from 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture in the palm of your hands then put onto the baking sheet and flatten slightly with your fingertips to make a chunky disc of dough. 
  5. Decorate with a  few slivers of pistachio, or flaked almonds then bake in the pre-heated oven for approximately 10 minutes. Switch off the oven and let the cookies brown slightly in the hot oven for another 5 minutes before removing.
  6. Cool on wire racks. You can store these in air tight containers for up to a week if you don’t finish them all at once!