Hemsley + Hemsley - Healthy & Delicious



These simple and guilt-free cookies are a must try at home. 


  • 250 g ground almonds

  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

  • 3 tbsp ground ginger (or less if you don’t like the burn!)

  • grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon (avoid the bitter white pith)

  • 4 tbsp date syrup or a little less of maple syrup

  • a small pinch of sea salt


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to fan 180°C/Gas mark 6.

  • 2.

    Combine the ground almonds, ground ginger, sea salt, baking soda and lemon zest thoroughly in a food processor and pulse until well combined.*

  • 3.

    Roll 2 tablespoons of the mixture into balls, press slightly to flatten and place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment, leaving plenty of space between each cookie.

  • 4.

    Use your hand to flatten each biscuit further, so that they are all about 5 mm thick − if you want a chewier biscuit, make them a little thicker.

  • 5.

    Bake for 10−12 minutes until browned on the edges, then leave to cool on the tray. They will still be soft in the middle, but as they cool they will crisp up.

  • 6.

    We make a big batch so we can freeze some cookies and store the rest in an airtight container in the fridge.

  • 7.

    *NB: The unique crunchy texture of this biscuit comes from not using any liquids so this cookie mixture only comes together in a food processor. Check out our other baking recipes for cookies and biscuits you can make by hand.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (10 servings)

  • Energy 172kj
  • Fat Total 12g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 127mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Rose413Report
i think the proportion if ground ginger is wrong in this recipe. 3 tablespoons is too much.