These simple gluten-free cookies are soft, dense and flavourful. Plus, so easy to make! For making them you'll need one bowl and one baking sheet! An ideal pair with a cup of hot tea!
If you love these, you will also adore our chestnut cookies topped with rich dark chocolate!
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For these cookies you'll need only 8 ingredients, including the chestnut and buckwheat flours (this set of containers is a great for keeping flours fresh for months), both gluten-free and nutritiously rich.
If you don't have buckwheat flour on hand, use freely spelt flour (in this case the cookies won't be gluten-free).
We don't use much sugar in this recipe, thanks to the chestnut flour which is naturally sweet so it's great for reducing the sugar when preparing cookies and cakes. This unique flour can be bought from organic food stores. If you find yourself in Rome, head to Castroni shop, where you'll always find freshly ground chestnut flour.
Don't skip adding freshly squeezed orange juice and grated orange zest, for refreshing citrus aroma.
For this recipe you won't need much equipment, just one mixing bowl. Once you get all needed ingredients, you can start making the dough for these simple cookies.
Be sure to check out our top cookie baking tips for the perfect cookies every single time
If you haven't used chestnut flour for baking, you should definitely start. This flour is great addition to the dough and batters. We love to combine this flour with plain, whole wheat, spelt and rice flours. Nut flours, such as almond and hazelnut flours are also great pair with chestnut flour.
Looking for more great ways to use chestnut flour? We've got a bunch of smashing chestnut flour recipes for you to try. For a cookie lovers, we have gluten-free hazelnut cookies, simple Christmas cookies and gluten-free chocolate thumbprint cookies.
Don't skip also our recipe for muffins with pistachios, so flavourful and delicious.
Chestnut flour cookies need to be completely cool before they are stored. If you store them while they're still warm, they will become soggy. Once cooled, store them in a glass cookie jar at room temperature for up to 7 days.