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Sesame Seed Butter

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Buying Tips

Sesame butter and tahini and can be found in jars or cans.


There are two main varieties of sesame seed butter: the Asian variety, which is called sesame butter, and the Middle Eastern variety, which is called tahini. The Asian variety is usually made with raw sesame seeds and is thicker than the Middle Eastern variety, which is made with roasted seeds.

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