Gluten free Christmas chocolate biscuits

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    35 min

    This soft, gluten free, lightly spiced chocolate biscuit dough made from ground almonds, sugar, egg whites and grated chocolate is perfect for cutting out into festive shapes at Christmas.


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 40 cookies

    • 300g caster sugar
    • 300g ground almonds
    • 50g dark chocolate, grated
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • pinch ground cloves
    • 3 egg whites
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • extra sugar, as needed

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Combine the caster sugar, ground almonds, grated chocolate, cinnamon and cloves in a mixing bowl and mix well. Add the egg whites and lemon juice and knead into a firm dough.
    2. Sprinkle a working surface with sugar and roll out the dough to about 1cm thickness. Cut out shapes and place on the baking tray. Let rest in a cool place 2-3 hours.
    3. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Lightly grease a baking tray.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. The cookies should still be slightly moist inside.

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