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Double Fudge Tahini Cookies

These soft and fudgy cookies really hit the sweet spot without the addition of oil or butter! They don't sacrifice on flavor, that's for sure!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Total Time 54 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 14 cookies

Equipment

  • Stand or hand mixer
  • cookie sheets
  • silpat or parchment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed plus 3 tablespoon water
  • ½ cup tahini smooth
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar can sub more brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour*
  • 1 tablespoon plant based milk
  • ⅓-½ cup vegan chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Mix flax egg in small bowl, 1 tablespoon ground flax and 3 tablespoon water. Set aside.
  • Add smooth tahini, brown sugar and coconut sugar to mixer bowl and beat till fully combined.
  • On low mixer setting, slowly add in vanilla extract, salt, baking soda, cocoa powder & flour. Mix on medium setting until batter is fully combined. May be crumbly at this point, but should hold together when squeezed in hand.
  • Add plant milk, 1 tablespoon at a time and allow mixer to run until batter comes together and is not crumbly.
  • Fold in chocolate chips
  • Chill cookie dough in fridge or freezer for at least 30 minutes - 1 hr.
  • Using clean hands, form into 2 inch balls, place onto silpat or parchment lined baking sheet and slightly press with palm to form into 1 inch thick "disk" shapes. Forms 14 cookies
  • Bake at 350° for 8-9 minutes. Cookies will appear soft, don't overbake! Allow to cool on baking sheet before enjoying.

Notes

  • You can prep dough ahead of time and store in fridge to bake a day or two later
  • *GLUTEN FREE OPTION: Sub whole wheat flour for almond four. Cookies will be a bit denser, but still delicious
  • DON'T OVER COOK! Cookies will appear soft at 8-9 minute mark. They will firm up as they cool, trust me! 
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