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Chocolate vegan no bake tahini cookies (gluten free)

Chocolate Vegan No-Bake Tahini Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Chocolate vegan no-bake tahini cookies that are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates. Quick and easy gluten-free dessert recipe.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegan
Servings 10 cookies
Calories 117 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Fork
  • Tray or flat plate lined with baking paper


  • 1/3 cup tahini (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 cup certified gluten-free rolled oats (or regular oats)
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder raw
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds coarsely chopped
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (or agave syrup)
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil (scented or unscented - your choice)
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5 dates pitted if they are not soft enough, put them in a bowl and cover with boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain them well


  • To start, if the dates are not soft enough to be mashed, soak them in a bowl with boiling water for 5 minutes. After that, drain them well.
    Mashed dates for making naturally sweet cookies
  • Next, coarsely chop up the raw almonds.
  • Combine everything together: mashed dates, tahini, maple syrup, vanilla extract, coconut oil, rolled oats, and chopped almonds. Mix well with a spoon or clean hands. The mixture will be thick, just make sure everything is mixed well together.
    Healthy mixture of raw almonds, mashed dates, gluten free oats, tahini paste, cacao powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract and coconut oil for making vegan dessert.
  • Using a 1/4 cup or an ice cream scoop, roll the dough with your hands and flatten it into cookie rounds. Top with sesame seeds.
    Raw no bake and vegan cookies on baking paper ready to be put into freezer.
  • Place your freshly made cookies onto a tray or flat plate lined with baking paper. Freeze for at least 30minutes. Keep refrigerated as close as possible before serving. Keep it in a sealed container in the fridge for up to a week or freeze it for up to 2 months. Enjoy!
    Quick and raw vegan no bake cookies with tahini. Healthy kid-friendly dessert recipe.


  • If you don't have tahini at hand you can substitute it with peanut butter or any nut butter.
  • Also, you can substitute the almonds with chopped walnuts, hazelnuts, or pecans
  • Sweeten with agave syrup, molasses, or your favorite sweetener instead of maple syrup


Calories: 117kcal
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