Di’s Gluten-free fruit and nut cookies

Di’s Gluten-free fruit and nut cookies

Gluten-free fruit and nut biscuits IMG_0016 - Copy

These little cookies are delicious on their own or served with a hot cuppa. Enjoy!

Preparation: 15 minutes           Cooking time: 10-12 minutes

Makes about 36 cookies


  • 250g unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • Optional: 1/3 cup good quality dark chocolate, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two large baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Place softened butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until pale and creamy. Add the egg and continue beating until well combined.
  3. Fold in flour and almond meal, yoghurt, cranberries, nuts and chocolate (if using).
  4. Roll tablespoons of the mixture, flatten slightly and place on prepared trays. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden. Cool on trays for a few minutes before transferring to racks to cool completely.

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