Healthier gingerbread biscuits

This healthy gingerbread biscuit recipe is great for the whole family to enjoy at Christmas time. It is lower in sugar and carbohydrates than traditional recipes making it a better option for those who are watching their weight, have insulin resistance or simply want to eat a less refined diet.

Makes:  25 biscuits
Ingredients: 13
Serving size: 1 biscuit
Total calories: 94
Carbohydrates: 9.05 g
Fat: 6.06 g
Protein: 2.05 g


  • 1½ cups almond flour
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 3 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp Nature Sweet Sugar Substitute
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 egg


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the molasses, coconut oil and egg.
  3. Pour molasses mixture into the large mixing bowl with the dry ingredients and mix until well combined and a dough-consistency is reached.
  4. Roll dough into 2 balls and cover with cling wrap and allow to chill for an hour or so in the fridge.
  5. Preheat oven to 180°C and line two baking trays.
  6. Place the chilled dough between two pieces of baking paper and use a rolling pin to roll out the dough until about ½ cm thick. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes and transfer them to the baking tray.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.
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