Low GI recipe for Citrus Cookies – a great treat to enjoy with tea or coffee
125 ml (1/2 cup) Flour
2,5 ml salt (1/2 tsp)
5 ml Baking powder (1 tsp)
190 ml Rolled oats ( 3/4 cup )
90 ml ( 6 tbsp ) Digestive bran
90 ml ( 6 tbsp ) Soya flour
60 ml ( 4 tbsp ) canola oil
90 ml ( 6 tbsp ) sugar
45 ml ( 3 tbsp ) orange or lemon zest
For the icing:
15 ml ( 1 tbsp ) Lemon juice
60 ml ( 4 tbsp ) icing sugar
Citrus zest for decorating
Pre heat your oven to 180 degrees celsius.
Spray 2 x cookie sheets with non-stick cooking spray.
Sift the flour, soya flour, salt and baking powder together.
Stir in the oats and digestive bran.
Mix the oil and sugar in a separate bowl, add the egg and mix well.
Add the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients and mix through with a wooden spoon.
Use your hands to form a dough.
Roll the dough out to about 5 mm thickness on a floured surface and use a cookie cutter to cut cookies from the dough.
Bake 15 minutes to golden brown and allow to cool completely before icing.
Mix the lemon juice and the icing sugar in a small bowl and spread evenly over the cookies with the back of a teaspoon.
Decorate with a piece of zest and allow to dry.