Gluten Free Gingerbread Man Recipe

November 26, 2018

Gluten free gingerbread man recipe | bulk food Brisbane

'Tis the season to be baking! Here is a simple, inexpensive & delicious gluten free  gingerbread man recipe that will surely make its rounds in your oven for years to come. Finding that balance between healthy & indulgence during the holiday season has never been easier! 

Happy Holidays! xx


Gluten Free Gingerbread Men Recipe 




  • Makes 10 gingerbread men

    280 g (2 ¾ cups) almond meal

    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

    ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

    ½ teaspoon gluten free baking powder

    4 (60 g) fresh soft pitted dates

    50 ml extra virgin olive oil, macadamia oil or coconut oil

    40 g raw honey, maple syrup, molasses or brown rice syrup

    1 teaspoon vanilla bean extract

    1 egg white



  1. Combine almond meal, baking powder, dates and spices in a food processor.
  2. Process until combined and mix is crumbly.
  3. Add olive oil, honey (+molasses if using), vanilla + egg white.
  4. Process again until a soft dough forms.
  5. Remove the dough and flatten down slightly between 2 pieces of  grease-proof paper (baking paper) - about 3 mm thick.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour to allow the dough to firm up. If in a hurry, place in the freezer for 20 minutes.
  7. Cut out into shapes with a gingerbread cutter and place cookies onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  8. Bake at 150 C for 30 minutes or until golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool. Decorate as you wish!

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