Gingerbread biscuits

There are certain spices that scream Christmas, these are ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. I have been coming up with plenty of ways to incorporate those spices in my cooking right now. Obviously, the most common recipes are gingerbread biscuits and ginger cake. I have been making both of these items for over 30 years now.... Continue Reading →

Cookie dough cookies

I love a biscuit or a cookie, although I am not easy to please. I am not a fan of soft biscuits or ones that are hard. These hit the spot. CrispySoft centreDeliciousMoreishPerfect for dunkingChewy Everyone that tasted them loved them. There are so many varieties of vegan/gluten-free biscuits but I probably have a few... Continue Reading →

Puffed rice and peanut butter bars

 I did wonder if these bars were just a little too simple to add to the blog, mainly because there is no cooking involved, apart from roasting the nuts. There is also little preparation come to that either. What they lack in technical ability required to make, they make up for in nutritional content... Continue Reading →

Triple chocolate & orange cookies

I am a firm believer that if you are going to consume a lot of calories on something, then whatever is eaten has to be well worth it. These little beauties fit the bill. They are all of the below crammed into delicious mouthfuls. FudgeyDecadentGooeyDenseChewyDark & bittersweet These triple chocolate cookies, not only contain dark... Continue Reading →

Cashew butter & chocolate cookies

Makes 25-30 CookiesPreparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 15 Minutes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free There are so many recipes for chocolate chip cookies you will find one on nearly every baking blog. There is a reason for this, to me, this is because they are so good ChewyChocolateyMoreishCrispyDelicious My first experience of chocolate chip cookies as a... Continue Reading →

Millionaires shortbread

Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and egg-free Preparation Time 25 MinutesCooking TimeMakes 16 Pieces One of my favourite chocolate bars has always been Twix, but for me, there was always a way to eat it. I like to peel the top from the biscuit and eat it separately( I know, mad). Once I discovered millionaires shortbread... Continue Reading →

Peanut butter cookies

Add title Preparation Time and Resting 1 hour 125 Minutes Cooking Time 12-15 Minutes Makes around 36 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free I adore peanut butter and have many happy memories of sunny days and Sunpat peanut butter sandwiches. To be honest, if calories were no object I would love nothing better than to... Continue Reading →

Chocolate puffed rice bars

Makes 10 bars Preparation Time 10 Minutes plus freezing Gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian and dairy-free I always have a few homemade cereal bars tucked away in my freezer. Perfect on days when you are running too late for breakfast, after an exercise session or as a tasty addition to lunch boxes. Although I cannot claim they... Continue Reading →

Loaded peanut butter American cookies

Preparation Time 40Baking Time 15 MinutesMakes 24 cookies Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free Nothing quite beats a cookie or a biscuit to have with a cuppa. For me, if they contain peanut butter or chocolate chips then I am a happy bunny I love baking cookies and I always like to make double batches, thus way... Continue Reading →

Christmas stollen cookies

Preparation Time 20 MinutesCooking TimeResting Time 24 HoursMakes 18-21 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free I have been making stollen loaves for the past 15 years, at that point they were neither vegan nor gluten-free. Stollen originates from Germany, it is a loaf containing nuts, fruit, spices and marzipan. While it is delicious and a constant in our... Continue Reading →

Vanilla shortbread biscuits

These really simple shortbread cookies contain just 5 ingredients, but taste delicious. A perfect cookie to have with your favourite cuppa. CrispyButteryEasy to makeMakes a large batchStores and freezes so well An easy cookie to veganise or even make gluten-free, which is how I made mine. I used Bob's Red Mill gluten-free 1 to 1... Continue Reading →

Oaty chocolate biscuits

Makes 12 Preparation Time 10 Mins Cooking Time 13-15 Minutes These simple little biscuits are reminiscent of home-baked hobnobs with their crunchy oaty base. A very simple biscuit to make and apart from the chocolate only 7 nutrient-rich ingredients are needed. You can leave the chocolate off if you want, but for me, that just... Continue Reading →

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