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Healthy Gingerbread Men

Dairy Free Wheat Free Vegetarian

The festive season is often a time when children are tempted by an abundance of sugary treats and rich desserts. If you are looking for a healthier alternative to balance out all of those sugary treats, check out these fun and delicious gingerbread men.

Ingredients

Method


2¼ cups wholemeal spelt flour
½ cup almond meal
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
3½ tsp ground ginger
½ cup maple syrup
2 tbps unsweetened apple sauce
⅓ cup coconut oil
1 egg
1 tbsp chia seeds
1. Pre-heat oven to 160ºC and line a large baking tray with parchment or baking paper.
2. Place all the dry ingredients a high speed food processor.
3. Add the wet ingredients and process until a smooth dough is formed (you can also mix by hand).
4. Roll the mixture out on a well floured surface using a rolling pin, if sticky add flour onto roiling pin. Aim for approx ½ cm thick.
5. Using a cookie cutter, cut into gingerbread men shapes. Keep rolling out the dough until it's finished.
6. For mini gingerbead men bake for 15min for larger gingerbread men bake for 25-30mins or until start to turn golden brown.


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