These tasty little Gluten and Sugar Free Bircher Muesli Cookies are very easy to make and perfect lunch box or after school snacks for your children (or yourself as an elevenses treat!)
Having received my new Degustabox UK parcel yesterday, I decided to do some baking this afternoon while the boys were at after school club, and rustle up a little snack for their return home.
I was sent some Moma raspberry and coconut bircher muesli which was gluten free and contains non added sugar, so these were the basis of my cookies. To keep these cookies gluten and sugar free, I added a little GF flour which I had in my cupboard (left over from a GBBO inspired recipe last autumn), and some marmalade in place of honey or golden syrup. I know that marmalade can be used in place of honey to stick ingredients together, when I made these Breakfast Flapjacks last month.
They took about 15 minutes to bake and then once they were cooled they were ready for the taste test.
They are delicious . The orange marmalade gives them a tangy flavour and the fruit and seeds of the bircher muesli gives lovely texture and flavour to the cookies, as well as making them look attractive. Plus no extra sugar so really kind to our teeth and waistlines! (Ok so there was a little butter but ssshhhh !).
These were so easy to make – heck I made a successful cookie and for anyone who knows me and my baking knows that I am not good at making biscuits/ cookies. BUT these turned out so well *does a little happy dance* and they would be a great cooking with your kids recipe too.
Here is the recipe :
- 3 cups Moma bircher muesli (gluten free)
- 75g gluten free plain flour
- 100g butter, melted and cooled
- ⅓ jar of orange marmalade
- 1 egg
- Pre heat your oven to 170oC / 150oC (fan oven)
- Cover a large baking trays/s with some greaseproof baking paper
- Melt the butter and marmalade in a microwave bowl in a microwave for about 60-90 seconds, (do this on 30 second bursts to avoid burning the butter) and stir
- Pour all of the ingredients into a food processor, and pulse for a few seconds to combine therms all
- Leave the mixture for 10 minutes to absorb all of the liquid
- using a spoon and your hands, make small balls of mixture and place on the baking trays, then press down to make cookie shapes (leave a gap between each one to allow for them spreading)
- Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes until just golden brown
- Leave on the tray to cool completely
- Keep in an airtight tin/tub
Thank you to everyone who has linked up over thew last two weeks, here are the bakes that were made:
- Thanks to my co-host Helen with her delectable Speculoos Crumble Cookies
- Angela’s Rhubarb & Strawberry Meringue Cupcakes certainly made my mouth water
- I love how easy to make these Melting Moments are – it think even a rubbish biscuit baker like me, could make these!
- Probably better than those exceedingly good versions in the shops – these Almond Slices look delicious.
- This stunning VITA COCONUT AND SULTANA BREAKFAST LOAF looks glorious and would be perfect with a cuppa
- Scrummy cheese straws – perfect for entertaining with at special occasions.
- I love the colour of these eggless Orange & Dried Berry Cupcakes
- How cute is this Surprise Inside Carrot Cake ? Very clever and looks fab too
Thank you to you all but if I have to choose my favourite Bake of the Week? Well it has to be this beautiful Breakfast Loaf by Debbie
I would love to put that buttery slice in my mouth! LOL!
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Thanks for baking x
I receive a Degustabox as part of my on going ambassador role.