Gluten free Buckwheat-Almond-Cookies with caramelized Carrots

When gets sugar bad? And what abour flour? Did I use these ingredients regularly before, it is a completely different story nowadays. Since I read in the Vollwert-Blog their basic article about the four things you should avoid when you follow the whole food dietary, according the German Dr. Bruker, and why you should leave them out, I try to avoid all kind of factory sugars, extract flours and as well as products using them. When cooking and baking, I manage it quite well in the meantime, but when shopping I still have potential. Sometimes it just has to be gumdrops and licorice…

Carrots | Karotten | food-vegetarisch.de

Gluten free Buckwheat-Almond-Cookies with caramelized Carrots | Glutenfreie Buchweizen-Mandelkekse mit karamellisierten Karotten | food-vegetarisch.de

In the meantime a flour mill has become also part of my kitchen equipment. The desire for a Kitchen Aid I have postponed for the moment. As I mentioned elsewhere, the man of my choice tolerates currently, amongst other, no wheat. Also baked goods made ​​from spelt are not without any consequences. With buckwheat he has made good experiences. So I browsed the internet for some suitable recipes. With the recipes I found I was not really happy, but then I discovered the German cooking book Backen mit Buchweizen: 70 Backrezepte – glutenfrei mit Genuss*. This book has become a real treasure trove and a source of inspiration for me us. All the recipes are not only gluten free, but also wholesome.

Carrots | Karotten | food-vegetarisch.de

Carrots | Karotten | food-vegetarisch.de

Besides of other recipes, you will find also a basic recipe for cookies in this book. But only plain cookies can be a little bit boring. So I upgraded the cookies with almonds and carrots. For this, I was inspired by the recipe for almond biscuits with caramelized carrots from the German book Alles Gemüse!: Genussvolle Desserts mit Gemüse*. If you want to learn more about this book, just have a look here. If I have quickened your appetite, just try out these cookies. And if you do not have a grain mill at hand, you can take of course, also ready-made buckwheat flour. Otherwise it would be just a great pity, if this would be the only reason to give up these delicious cookies.

Gluten free Buckwheat-Almond-Cookies with caramelized Carrots | Glutenfreie Buchweizen-Mandelkekse mit karamellisierten Karotten | food-vegetarisch.de

Gluten free Buckwheat-Almond-Cookies with caramelized Carrots | Glutenfreie Buchweizen-Mandelkekse mit karamellisierten Karotten | food-vegetarisch.de

Gluten free Buckwheat-Almond-Cookies with caramelized Carrots
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Ingredients
  1. 80 g almonds
  2. 300 g carrots (finely diced)
  3. 120 g honey
  4. salt
  5. 160 g butter
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 1 tsp cinnamon
  8. 220 g buckwheat (freshly ground)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Place the almonds on a baking sheet and while the oven gets hot, roast them. Once they are light brown, remove and chop them coarsely.
  2. Give 30 g of the honey and a hefty pinch of salt in a pan. Caramelize shortly. Add the carrot dices and stir them over high heat for 5 to 7 minutes to caramelize. Place them on a large plate and let cool.
  3. Stir quickly the butter, the remaining honey, eggs, salt, cinnamon, ground buckwheat and baking powder in a bowl. Add the carrots and the chopped almonds and mix everything well. Form the dough into a roll of about 4 cm in diameter. Wrap it in foil and place it for one hour cool.
  4. Divide the dough into 20 equal portions, set them on a baking sheet and lightly press down. Bake the cookies in the oven for 12 minutes, then remove them from the baking sheet and let cool on a wire rack.
Makes 20 cookies
vegetarian | gluten free
Adapted from "Alles Gemüse!"
Adapted from "Alles Gemüse!"
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