Mince Pie Cookies

The most festive treat, these mince pie cookies taste just like the real thing with a deliciously biscuity texture. Perfect enjoyed alone, they also make a fantastic dessert eaten with coconut yoghurt, maple syrup and a dusting of cinnamon.

Makes Twelve

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 14 g ground Ceylon cinnamon
  • 40 g date sugar
  • 85 ml fresh orange juice
  • 90 g dried cranberries (sweetened with apple juice)
  • 120 g tapioca flour
  • 150 g almonds

Method

Blend the tapioca flour with the cinnamon, date sugar and 100 g almonds until a flour has formed, stopping before the nuts begin to release oil.

Transfer to a bowl and stir in the orange zest and cranberries.

Blend the remaining almonds with the orange juice until smooth.

Add the dry and wet mixes to a bowl and stir together before kneading to create a dough.

Separate into 12 equal parts, roll into balls and then push down lightly onto a lined baking tray.

Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.

Enjoy!