Halvah is delightful confection-like sweet whose origins are in the Middle East.
2 cups of raw tahini or raw cashew butter
1 cup pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
½ teaspoon vanilla powder
½ teaspoon cardamom powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
Combine all ingredients and mix until well blended. May use a mixer or blender. Place in small ramekins and refrigerate for 4-6 hours or longer. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve.
Yields 8-16 servings depending on size of ramekin.