Looking for a healthier way to fill the biscuit tin? From low sugar biscuits and fruited oatmeal cookies to low fat shortbread recipes - we've plenty of biscuit and cookie recipes for a healthier choice.
Naturally sweet and moist, these make a great addition to a packed lunch. They are also a good way of getting the family to try some more unusual grains and seeds, and add new healthy ingredients to the diet.
These nutty, moist cookies will cheer up mid-morning coffee or an afterschool snack. They are satisfying and packed full of healthy ingredients to restore flagging energy levels, without being too sweet. Barley flakes, which are slightly crisper than oatflakes, are available from most healthfood shops.
Here’s a healthier version of a traditional favourite. Bake quick round biscuits, or buy some fancy cutters and encourage children to have a go at making gingerbread figures or stars, and give them dried fruit or nut decorations. Whatever the shape, theses spicy, crunchy biscuits taste terrific.
This shortbread recipe has no butter, so it's great for those who are watching their cholesterol.
Lightly spiced porridge oats are combined with other natural ingredients to create moist, tasty American-style cookies.