Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Kids

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26326/jam-drop-cookies

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These gluten free biscuits are perfect for kids (or adults!) with allergies. For another easy Donna Hay treat, try her choc-banana brownies.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (160g) buckwheat flour (gluten free)

  • ¾ cup (90g) almond meal (ground almonds)

  • ½ cup (125ml) maple syrup

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) light-flavoured extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons no-added-sugar fruit jam

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.

  • 2.

    Place the flour, almond meal, maple and oil in a big bowl and, using a spatula, mix well to combine.

  • 3.

    Using clean hands (the fun part!), roll 1 tablespoon of the mixture into a ball, flatten it slightly and place it on the prepared tray. Repeat with the remaining mixture.

  • 4.

    Press your thumb gently into the middle of each cookie to make an indent. Fill each hole with about ½ teaspoon of the jam.

  • 5.

    Bake for 18–20 minutes or until super brown (so they stay crunchy). Wearing oven gloves, remove the tray from the oven and, with a turner to help you, move the cookies onto a wire rack to cool.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

  • Energy 172kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Sugar 13g
  • Sodium 4mg

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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Notes

For more recipes like this, purchase your copy of Donna Hay's new cookbook, 'Basics to Brilliance Kids' at donnahay.com.au or from your favourite book store.

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