These Ginger Snap Biscuits are to die for (and they won’t hurt your waistline). Whip some up today!

Makes 20 -24 biscuits

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup raw buckwheat
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 – 2 teaspoons of fresh ginger, peeled and grated (depending on taste,
  • can replace with minced ginger or vanilla extract)
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Method:

  1. Preheat an oven to 160 degrees and grease a baking tray.
  2. In a small heat proof bowl place dates, golden syrup/honey, ginger, and cinnamon, pour over boiling water and allow to soak. While dates are soaking, use a mix stick or food processor grind raw buckwheat and oats into fine flour. Place buckwheat flour into a medium sized mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. Place date mixture, including all liquid, into a food processor on high until a smooth paste forms. Add date mixture to flour and mix well. Mixture may seem dry at first but after thorough mixing should come together as a thick, moist dough. Roll mixture into tablespoon sized ball, press flat and place on the baking tray (if dough not thick enough add more oats). Bake in pre-heated oven for 15 – 20 mins.

*Note, these biscuits can be left raw and enjoyed as a non-bake bliss ball.

This recipe is from The Kids Menu Healthy Lunchbox Guide, the ultimate e-book for creating healthy, delicious lunchboxes for children of all ages.


  • Beautiful ingredients ! Does it become crunchy after after baking ? or does it stay more soft and moist ?

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  • Love how this can be a biscuit and a bliss ball too. So for those days to hot to cook can still enjoy the taste.

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  • Love these ginger bickies – rather good.

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  • Mum would love this recipe, thanks Nikki

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  • These look that delicious and are healthy?! Yes please! Yummo! Thanks for sharing!

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  • they look really tasty. Ill give them a go.

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  • Great recipe, thanks for sharing a healthy biscuit idea.

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  • They look great but where do I find raw buckwheat? I do t think I’ve ever seen it in Coles


    • Woolworths has raw buckwheat in the health food isle (macro brand, beige with pink package), otherwise every health food store should sell it.

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  • My favourites! Who does not love a crunchy cookie?

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  • Wouldn’t last long in my cookie jar – they look awesome.

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  • These look like a wholesome treat. Thanks!

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  • yummy love ginger in my cooking.


    • Me too – ginger gets added to so many of my recipes.

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  • These are great.

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  • good old ginger time

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  • I could really for these right now with a noce hot black tea

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