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Tahini Sugar Cookies, Perfect for Halloween 🎃

Tahini Sugar Cookies, Perfect for Halloween 🎃

This is one of our favorite Halloween treats. Excite those trick or treaters with a delightful treat!Tahini adds delightful warmth to this cookie dough, which blunts the sweetness and makes it nuttier. 


  • 1/4 cup SoCo Tahini
  • 1 cup vegan butter (or butter of your choice) softened
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 mashed banana (or 2 eggs)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix SoCo Tahini, butter, sugar, eggs, and extracts with an electric mixer or food processor until uniform, scraping sides of the bowl as necessary. Set aside.
  1. Whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until dough forms.
  3. Roll into two balls, wrap in plastic wrap (or place in a zip-top bag), and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Remove dough from the fridge and roll out to about 1/4-inch thickness on a floured surface.
  6. Cut out cookies using cutter shapes of your choice and place it on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Tops of cookies will not brown.

How To Make Sugar Cookie Icing

  • Sift powder sugar into a bowl.
  • Add corn syrup, extract, and oat milk (or any milk of your choice)
  • Stir ingredients vigorously until no lumps remain. If making colored icing, divide into bowls and add food coloring.
  • To frost cookies, pipe an outline around the edge of the cookie. Fill in outline with icing.


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