These tahini cookie dough bites are so delicious and, even though I have a similar recipe already uploaded to my website, I wanted to create a second nut free version so that more people are able to enjoy my no bake sweet treats. I am conscious that a lot of my creations contain peanut butter and almond flour and I want my website to have something for absolutely everyone.
If you are a coffee lover you could also substitute the peanut butter for tahini in this recipe for my Cappuccino Cookie Dough Bites.
I decided to experiment with a version that used oat flour in place of almond flour and tahini in place of peanut butter and, after a few attempts, I perfected the consistency. To make the oat flour needed in this recipe I just buy regular gluten free oats and blitz them in my blender for a couple of seconds until it forms a coarse powder.
The tahini in this recipe adds a lovely deep flavour to the bites which really compliments the chocolate chunks. I like to use a combination of dairy free milk and white chocolate in these with milk chocolate drizzled on top but you could use any type you wanted. If you have a real sweet teeth you may want to increase the amount of chocolate chunks used in these or even melt more in the Bain- Marie and completely coat the bites in chocolate rather than just adding a drizzle on top.
The sprinkling of sea salt is optional but I would recommend using it as it just ties all the flavours in these tahini cookie dough bites together perfectly. If you like the flavours in this recipe you may also like my Sneaky Tahini Brownies or my 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Sesame Cookies.
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