Healthy Gingerbread Cookies



  1. Pre-heat your oven to 150 degrees C & add the ground almonds, dates, spices & baking powder in to a food processor until combined.
  2. Add the oil, honey, vanilla and egg white and mix until a soft dough forms.
  3. Remove the dough from the food processor and flatten between two sheets of grease proof paper - roll out to be 3-7mm thick (the thinner the biscuit the crispier they are or the thicker the biscuit the crunchier and chunkier they are).
  4. Place the dough in the freezer for 20 minutes to firm up (don't skip this step!).
  5. Cut out your 6 cookie shapes and pop onto a baking tray lined with baking paper before baking for 20-30 minutes until golden.
  6. Allow them to cool and enjoy! - I also added a couple of raisins to my gingerbread men before baking but feel free to ice them after if you're feeling adventurous!


*For a protein version (as pictured below) simply swap half of the ground almonds (70g) for protein powder. I also skipped the baking powder when I made the protein version (mainly because I forgot to add it but they turned out great!) and coated the outside really thinly in oil – which made them have a much more golden glow! The protein version nutrition stats are: 198Kcal, 12g fat, 10g carbs and 11g protein.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

Calories 230

% Daily Value

Total Fat 17 g


Total Carbohydrates 9 g


Protein 7 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Nics Nutrition at