Gluten Free Tahini Butterscotch Cookie Skillet


Oh my COOKIE SKILLET. I’ve been desirous to share a brand new epic dessert with you all for fairly a while and let me simply say, that is one that you simply may simply dream about. It truly nearly made it into the cookbook, however I made a decision to good it for the weblog and provide the finest deal with for sharing at your spring & summer season vacation festivities.

This unbelievable, gluten free tahini butterscotch cookie skillet has wealthy, caramel-like taste from brown butter (the one and solely) and darkish brown sugar. As at all times, I bought a little bit additional by mixing chocolate chip and butterscotch chips proper into the dough AND drizzling some on high. My go-to cookie is at all times a very good oatmeal chocolate chip, so I needed to make the bottom with chewy rolled oats.

Sprinkle a little bit flaky sea salt on high for the right candy and salty chunk, high with scoops of vanilla ice cream, and prepare to devour!

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Components on this tahini butterscotch cookie skillet

This unbelievable gluten free butterscotch cookie skillet has notes of caramel from wealthy brown butter and is splendidly chewy due to oatmeal. Right here’s what you’ll must make it:

  • Butter: as I discussed, we’re browning that butter, child! I like to make use of salted butter for additional taste, however unsalted butter works as properly.
  • Tahini: the skillet cookie will get moisture and a barely nutty taste from tahini.
  • Brown sugar: I at all times use darkish brown sugar as a result of it has extra molasses and thus a richer taste.
  • Eggs: you’ll want 2 eggs to assist the cookie skillet bake correctly.
  • Flour: we’re utilizing almond flour to maintain the cookie skillet gluten free.
  • Rolled oats: as a result of who doesn’t love an oatmeal cookie?! Be at liberty to make use of gluten free rolled oats.
  • Baking staples: don’t neglect the vanilla extract (learn to make your individual right here!), baking soda, and salt.
  • Combine-ins: we’re including each chocolate chips and butterscotch chips for the final word candy deal with.
  • For topping: get a little bit additional (like me) by melting extra chocolate and butterscotch with a little bit coconut oil to create a luscious drizzle. I additionally love topping the tahini cookie skillet with flaky sea salt for a candy and salty deal with! I additionally love serving this tahini skillet cookie with scoops of vanilla ice cream. YUM.

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Learn to brown butter

Browned butter provides a wealthy, caramel-like taste to this tahini butterscotch cookie skillet that actually takes it to the subsequent stage. Plus, it’s SO straightforward to do! Get all of my ideas for browning butter right here, and take a look at extra recipes utilizing brown butter right here.

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Your substitution questions: answered

As with all of my baking recipes, I extremely recommend sticking to the recipe as is in order that it seems completely! Right here’s a little bit FAQ about “can’s” and “can not’s” for swapping components on this tahini skillet cookie:

  • For the almond flour: sadly, I can not suggest substitutes for the almond flour.
  • For the rolled oats: I additionally don’t suggest substituting the oats for an additional ingredient.
  • For the tahini: be happy to make use of pure, creamy cashew butter rather than the tahini. Almond butter may go, too, however I’d keep away from utilizing peanut butter.
  • For the eggs: I haven’t examined this butterscotch cookie skillet utilizing flax eggs, however let me know within the feedback should you do!

Can I make it dairy free?

Sure! Merely use vegan butter, however don’t brown it, simply soften it. Then you’ll want to use dairy free chocolate chips and, if yow will discover them, dairy free butterscotch chips.

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How you can make this butterscotch skillet cookie

  1. Brown the butter. Begin by browning your butter instantly within the skillet you’ll be utilizing to bake the cookie. Switch it to a massive bowl and don’t wipe the skillet earlier than including your dough.
  2. Combine the moist components. Add the remainder of your moist components to the bowl along with your brown butter and whisk properly till it seems like caramel.
  3. Add the dry components. Combine your dry components instantly with the moist components.
  4. Assemble and bake. Unfold the cookie dough evenly into your skillet and bake it up till the center is about, then let it cool.
  5. Prime & devour. Soften the butterscotch chips and chocolate chips in separate bowls with a little bit coconut oil, then drizzle every of them over the skillet cookie. Prime with flaky sea salt and luxuriate in!

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Need to make bars or cookies as a substitute?

You’ll be able to! In the event you don’t have a big skillet (or don’t need to make a skillet cookie) you may make butterscotch cookies or cookie bars:

  • Make bars. Bake the dough in a 9×9 or 8×8 inch pan lined with parchment paper for 25-35 minutes or till good and golden brown alongside the perimeters. As soon as finished baking, soften your butterscotch and chocolate chips to drizzle on high. Sprinkle with sea salt, and keep in mind to attend 20 minutes earlier than slicing into bars in order that they maintain collectively properly.
  • Make cookies. Roll the dough into golf ball-sized dough balls, then bake on a big baking sheet lined with parchment paper for 11-13 minutes or till golden brown alongside the perimeters. Enable cookies to chill on the baking sheet for 10 minutes earlier than transferring to a wire rack to complete cooling. This may assist them maintain collectively. Don’t neglect the drizzles and a sprinkle of sea salt!

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Storing ideas

Retailer the tahini butterscotch cookie skillet lined at room temperature for as much as 5 days. If you would like a fudge-like consistency, retailer it within the fridge.

Freeze it for later

  1. Freeze the dough. I’d suggest dividing up the skillet cookie dough into 3-4 smaller dough balls for straightforward storing. Switch the dough balls to a number of reusable freezer-safe baggage or containers for as much as 3 months. When able to bake, merely thaw out the dough, press it into your ready skillet, and bake as directed. You’ll probably simply want so as to add a number of additional minutes of baking time!
  2. Freeze the baked skillet cookie. Look ahead to the butterscotch skillet cookie to chill utterly, then I’d suggest slicing it into 12-16 particular person bars. Switch the bars to a reusable freezer-safe bag or container lined with wax or parchment paper. As soon as able to eat, merely thaw out at room temperature and luxuriate in. In case you have house in your freezer you may as well wrap the complete skillet in tinfoil and place it within the freezer. Thaw the skillet at room temp and serve!

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Extra gluten free desserts you’ll love

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I hope you LOVE this salted tahini butterscotch cookie skillet. In the event you make it you’ll want to go away a remark and a score so I understand how you appreciated it. Get pleasure from, xo!

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Salted Tahini Butterscotch Cookie Skillet

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Prep Time 25 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 20 minutes

Complete Time 45 minutes

Serves10 servings

A fully scrumptious ooey-gooey tahini butterscotch cookie skillet with notes of caramel due to a touch of brown butter and darkish brown sugar! This straightforward butterscotch cookie skillet is full of candy butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, and chewy oatmeal for the final word deal with that’s good for sharing. Don’t neglect the chocolate and butterscotch drizzles, a sprinkle of sea salt, and scoops of vanilla ice cream!


  • Moist components:
  • 4 tablespoons (57g) salted butter
  • ½ cup (120g) tahini
  • 1 cup (213g) packed darkish brown sugar
  • 2 massive eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Dry components:
  • 1 cup (112g) fantastic blanched almond flour
  • ¾ cup (71g) rolled oats, gluten free if desired
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • cup (30g) butterscotch chips
  • ½ cup (30g) chocolate chips
  • For the topping:
  • 2 tablespoons butterscotch chips
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil, divided
  • Maldon sea salt, for sprinkling


  • Preheat the oven to 350 levels F.

  • Soften the butter in a big 8-inch or 9-inch oven-safe skillet over medium warmth. (This is identical skillet you’ll bake in.) As soon as melted, whisk continually; the butter will start to crackle, then foam. After a couple of minutes, the butter will start to show a golden amber colour. As quickly because the butter turns brown and offers off a nutty aroma, 5 minutes, take away from the warmth and instantly switch to a big bowl. Be sure you scrape all of the yummy brown bits from the pan; that is the place the flavour is! Enable the butter to chill within the bowl for five minutes earlier than continuing with the recipe. (Don’t wipe the skillet, for the reason that brown butter is cooked in it, the skillet will already be greased and prepared for baking.)

  • In the identical bowl, add the tahini, darkish brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk till easy and properly mixed and the combination resembles caramel.

  • To the identical bowl, add the almond flour, oats, baking soda and salt. Combine with a picket spoon till properly mixed. Stir within the butterscotch chips and chocolate chips till properly dispersed into the dough. Add the dough to the identical skillet you browned your butter in, evenly spreading in direction of the perimeters to make sure an excellent bake.

  • Bake for 18 to 25 minutes till the perimeters are golden brown and the center is about. Take away from the oven and permit it to chill for 10 minutes.

  • Make the butterscotch topping: Add butterscotch chips and ½ teaspoon coconut oil to a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30 second increments, stirring in between, till melted.

  • Make the chocolate topping: In a separate small microwave-safe bowl, add the chocolate chips and ½ teaspoon coconut oil. Microwave in 30 second increments, stirring in between, till melted.

  • Rigorously drizzle the melted butterscotch forwards and backwards over the cookie skillet. Repeat with the chocolate drizzle. Instantly sprinkle with flaky sea salt, then dig in!

  • That is distinctive with vanilla ice cream on high for sharing, or you’ll be able to scoop the cookie skillet into bowls and serve with ice cream on the aspect. Such a enjoyable candy deal with!

Recipe Notes

To make dairy free: merely use a vegan/dairy free butter, however don’t brown it. You will additionally want dairy free chocolate chips and dairy free butterscotch chips.
See the total submit for ideas, methods & methods to customise this cookie skillet!


Serving: 1serving (based mostly on 10)Energy: 338calCarbohydrates: 32.7gProtein: 6.9gFats: 21.3gSaturated Fats: 7.1gFiber: 3.6gSugar: 22.8g


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