Looking for a healthy snack option? These delicious apricot oatcakes are packed with fibre to support digestive health and balanced blood sugar levels. Ideal as a grab and go snack they are a great alternative to standard biscuit options.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes 18 oat cakes
What’s Good About Them?
Oats are the ideal slow releasing carb. Packed with fibre and a great source of magnesium, B vitamins, Zinc and antioxidants they are the perfect energy boosting option.
- Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Dissolve the baking powder in the milk. Beat the spread and sugar until pale and creamy, then mix in the oats, flour, apricots and milk to make a stiff dough.
- Lightly flour some baking parchment and tip out the dough. Place some cling or baking parchment on top (lightly flour the dough) and roll out until about 1cm thick.
- Cut into circles with a 5cm pastry cutter, place on lined baking sheet, then bake for 15 mins until lightly golden.
- Leave to cool. Keep in an airtight container for 2-3 days.
Did You Know?
Experiment with other flavours – try adding a spoonful of cacao powder or use dates instead of apricots.
¼ tsp baking powder
2 tbsp milk or milk alternative
100g dairy free spread, coconut oil or butter
1tbsp xylitol, coconut sugar or regular sugar
150g gluten free rolled oats
80g gluten free flour or plain flour
70g apricots, roughly chopped
oil , for greasing