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Chewy Almond Orange Biscuits - Gluten Free

By Chelsea Sugar
Chewy Almond Orange Biscuits - Gluten Free
24 servings
  • 16 reviews

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep time 20 mins
  • Cooking time 15 mins
  • Serves

    2 cups ground almonds
    1 cup Chelsea Caster Sugar
    finely grated rind of one orange
    2 egg whites, beaten to soft peaks
    1 heaped Tbsp honey, warmed
    Chelsea Icing Sugar to dust


    Preheat oven to 160°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Dust this with Icing Sugar. Mix all ingredients to a thick paste. Sieve a layer of Icing Sugar onto the work surface and roll small balls of the mixture in the Icing Sugar to coat well. Press down on the trays leaving plenty of room to spread. (Biscuits just need to be pressed down slightly not flattened out with a fork as you do with other biscuits). Bake for 15 — 18 minutes then cool on a wire rack — store in an airtight container.

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Average Rating
(16 reviews)

Lovely chewy biscuits. It's hard to stop at 1...

Probably the best cookie recipe I have ever made or tasted. (even raw!)

Turned out perfectly

Mmmm, delicious!

Very easy and everyone loved them. I added a tablespoon of orange flower water to boost orange flavour, which worked well.

Easy, yummy and light.
Love these biscuits and so does my whole family. I make these at least once a month. I add less sugar though as they are quite nice with just 3/4 of a cup.

Tastes like a macaroon
3/4 castor sugar is enough


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Love these ‘healthy’ biscuits. Moderation is important but very hard as they’re gorgeous.

Delicious! I didn't have an orange so substituted a lemon. I also halved the amount of sugar, and it was more than enough.

Lovely flavour and nice and chewy. Great with berries and cream

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Quick, easy and delicious

Gorgeous flavour, rolling in icing sugar gives a shiny crackly crust with a bit of crunch. Mine came out a little undercooked in the centre, I'll flatten them more next time. A great recipe for a wheat free, dairy free diet.

I have made these biscuits so many times now and they are always a hit with everyone. I couldn't count how many times I have given the recipe out. They are not just for gluten intolerant! Everybody loves them.

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Made these for visitors with gluten intolerances - they were a hit! lovely orange flavour, chewy biscuits.....would definitely make again!

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I have made these biscuits, i dunked half of the biscuit into melted chocolate just to top it off, not bad.

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