Nut and Berry Biscuits

scones
I have no idea what to call this delicious cookie/scone/biscuit/breakfast treat. It originally came from Elana’s Pantry as a Muesli Scone, but it has gone through so many changes since I started baking it that I can’t justify calling it the same thing. It’s a new ball game. All I know is they’re simple and amazing: addictive, sugar-free, grain-free, dairy free, and packed full of protein. Try these and tell me what you think they should be called.

Nut and Berry Biscuits
makes about 2 dozen biscuits
2 cups almond flour
1 1/2 cups cashews
1 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
2 eggs
2 teaspoons orange zest
4 Tablespoons maple syrup
1/2 cup cashews, chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries or cherries
3 Tablespoons sesame seeds
3 Tablespoons sunflower seeds

Preheat the oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a food processor, blend the almonds, 1 1/2 cups of the cashews, baking soda, and salt. Blend until fine.

Pulse in the egg and maple syrup. Transfer to a large bowl. To the nut mixture, add the remaining ingredients and mix with a fork or your hands.

Drop tablespoon-sized dollops onto the parchment paper. I prefer the non-perfect shape so I simply plop a dollop on the paper and push into the shape I want. Bake at 350 for about 10-12 minutes.

Cool completely and enjoy.

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About Salts Kitchen

I write. I eat. And I cook. I write about what I cook and eat. I love finding new foods, being inspired to make something I've never made, and most of all I love feeding other people things that they have never tried before. I like disproving myths about food and what it means to eat well, to eat healthy, often on a budget, and for some of us- to eat with a bunch of food allergies (and still eat well!).
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One Response to Nut and Berry Biscuits

  1. Jay says:

    This was one of my first gluten free baking experiences and I was amazed at the lovely biscuit texture. The nuts gave great flavor and the orange zest (I used tangelo zest) provided a wonderful fragrance and citrus punch.

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