Dominique’s Oat, Date and Nut Biscuits

Dominique has shared the recipe with us for these delicious and easy to make biscuits. Filled with oats, nuts, dates and seeds they make a great accompaniment for that afternoon cup of tea or for a quick, healthy snack on the run.

Dominique’s Oat, Date and Nut Biscuits

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 115 g butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 cups of rolled oats
  • 1 Tblsp dessicated coconut
  • 1 cup dates, pitted, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180º C Fan Forced
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, baking soda, oats, nuts, dates, coconut and seeds and set aside
  4. In a food processor (or stand mixer) cream butter, sugar and vanilla, then add eggs one at a time processing between addition and mix till well combinedIMG_20181104_130908-Oat and nut biscuits4
  5. Stir the butter mixture into the dry ingredients and stir through until well combinedIMG_20181104_131022-oat and nut biscuits3
  6. Using a small icecream scoop or tablespoon, take walnut sized spoonfuls of the mixture and place on the prepared baking tray. As they don’t spread when baked you can place them closer together.IMG_20181104_131605-Oat and nut biscuits8
  7. Then press a fork onto the balls to flattenIMG_20181104_134547-oat and nut biscuits6
  8. Place the tray in the oven and bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown
  9. Remove the baked biscuits to a cooling tray and allow to coolIMG_20181104_141323- Oat and Nut biscuits7
  10. Serve with your favourite tea or coffee or as a snack anytimeIMG_20181104_154310-Oat and nut biscuits

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