In our house we normally always have a biscuit tin with homemade biscuits in. When I was making this video, the tin was almost empty so it was perfect timing. My husband Howard and son Ted really enjoy these Gingerbread Men and Women. I thought the recipe would make a great video. These biscuits are so easy and they are great to make with children on a rainy afternoon.
Makes 24 – 36
- Blender or Nutribullet
- Mixing bowl
- Mixing spoon
- Baking tray
- Cooling rack
- Gluten free oats x 200g
- Ground almonds x 100g
- Brown rice flour x 100g, plus extra for dusting.
- Baking powder x 1 tsp
- Ground ginger x 2 tbsp or Fresh ginger grated x 1 inch piece
- Cinnamon x 2 tsp
- Cloves x 1/4 tsp
- Maple syrup x 150mls
- Cashew nut butter x 150 g
- Coconut oil x 100g
- Almond Milk x 50mls (To be added at the end, if needed)
- Pour the oats into the blender and blend until a flour is formed.
- Mix all the dry ingredients in the bowl.
- Next put the wet ingredients into the saucepan.
- Put on a medium heat and stir until they are combined.
- It should take around 5 – 10 mins.
- Once the wet ingredients are combined together, leave to cool.
- Then finally add the wet ingredients to the dry ones.
- Form a large ball and use your hands to do so if you need to.
- If you find the mix is too dry, then add a little almond milk until the dough has stuck together.
- Using the extra brown rice flour, roll out the dough.
- Roll out the dough to about a half centimetre thickness.
- Use the cutter and make your biscuits.
- Put the biscuits on boards and place in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
- By putting the biscuits in the fridge it will make them extra crunchy.
- Preheat the oven to 180°C or gas mark 4.
- Place on the baking trays and bake for around 12 – 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- Finally place on a cooling rack and leave to cool.
These yummy delicious biscuits are great with a cup of tea. Or if you are feeling generous and you want to make them for a friend they make a great present. We all enjoy eating them in this house and they don’t last long around here. We hope you enjoy them too and, as always, please enjoy!
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