Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies

 

These delightful little cookies are simple to make and can be made into  different shapes to keep both the young and old entertained.

  • 250g Spicy Fruit Mix
  • 100g Dates - soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes 
  • 100g Butter
  • ½ c sugar (coconut or brown)
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger


Method

Drain dates and blend together in a food processor with the butter to form a smooth paste.
Add the remaining ingredients and blend until it forms a dough.
Chill in the fridge for 1hour.
Roll out on a silicone mat or baking paper to 5 mm thick.
Cut into shapes.
Place on a lined baking tray.
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden at 170 °C (not fan bake). Smaller shapes will take less time to cook so check regularly.
Leave to cool slightly on the baking tray before transferring to wire rack to finish cooling.
Decorate as desired. - Remember to check your icing sugar is gluten-free.

Enjoy!