Saturday, 21 January 2012

Gluten-free nut biscuits






Ingredients

  • 125g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 firmly packed cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbs natural yoghurt
  • 1 cup (150g) rice flour*
  • 1 cup (150g) unsalted mixed nuts with sultanas, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Using electric beaters, cream butter and sugar in a bowl until pale and thick. Add the egg and vanilla, and beat to combine. Fold in yoghurt, flour and nut mix. Roll slightly rounded tablespoons of the mixture, flatten and place on trays. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes or until golden. Cool on trays for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool. Keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days.