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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!
Looking for more great ways to use chestnut flour? We've got a bunch of smashing chestnut flour recipes for you to try.
For these cookies you will need only 8 ingredients, including CHESTNUT and BUCKWHEAT flour, both gluten-free and nutritiously rich and full of vitamins and minerals. If you don't have on hand buckwheat flour, freely use spelt or plain flour instead (in this case the cookies won't be gluten-free).
We don't use much sugar in this recipe, as chestnut flour has its natural sweetness so if added to the dough, you can reduce the amount of sugar needed.
For refreshing citrus aroma we added freshly squeezed orange juice and orange zest. Don't skip adding vanilla bean paste, too.
For this recipe you don't need much equipment, just one bowl - no need for electric mixer, rolling pin or cookie cutters. Once you get all needed ingredients, you can start making a dough for these simple cookies.
If you haven't used chestnut flour for baking, you should definitely start as this flour is ideal for adding to baked goods.
This flour is great when combined with plain, whole wheat or spelt flours giving baked goods sweetness and amazing aroma. If you prefer completely gluten-free sweets, combine chestnut flour with other gluten-free flours such as almond, hazelnut, rice, millet or buckwheat flours.
Why not to try our recipes for gluten-free hazelnut cookies, simple Christmas cookies or gluten-free thumbprint cookies topped with rich dark chocolate.
For muffin lovers, we have a recipe for muffins made with chestnut flour with addition of pistachios. The chestnut flour makes great addition to the pie crust in our easy mini chocolate tarts.
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.
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