Christmas and cookies go hand in hand. Whether it's leaving them out for Santa with a glass of milk, gifting them as a special treat, or snacking on these delights after a Christmas feats, cookies are a Christmas tradition.
Our Nutritionist and Dietician, Andrea has made some Spiced cookies just in time for Christmas. We have tasted tested them here at City Cave HQ, and safe to say they didn't last long. Quick, easy and perfect to have around the house for Christmas.
Stay tuned as Andrea will be having her very own Christmas Healthy Eating workshop coming up in December to give you all lots of ideas and taste testers of things you can make to stay healthy at Christmas time!
Spiced Christmas Cookies
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 ½ tsp ginger
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp mixed spice
Pinch of salt
1/3 cup sweetener OR golden syrup
30g unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup molasses
- Preheat oven to 180ºC. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, mixed spice, sweetener and salt.
- In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, egg, vanilla and molasses. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix together with a spatula until a dough forms.
- Roll into balls and press to flatten on a tray lined with baking paper. Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before serving.
Note: if you are using golden syrup, mix this in with the wet ingredients.
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