Christmas Florentine Cookies (Dairy Free)

November 19, 2019

This classic florentine recipe is dairy free so even more people can enjoy this wonderful festive treat. Also makes the perfect edible gift - if they last long enough! Thanks to  @laura_hobby_baker for this recipe. #ChristmasClassics


90 g plant based Nuttelex

1/3 cup castor sugar

1/3 cup honey

2 tsp vanilla

3 3/4 cup cornflakes - lightly crushed

1 cups flaked almonds

1/2 cup sultanas

1/4 cup glance ginger

1/4 cup sunflower kernels

3/4 cup chopped glace red cherries

65 g plain flour

300 g quality dark chocolate (melted)


1Pre-heat oven to 180ºC.

2Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.

3In a small saucepan, combine plant based Nuttelex, honey and vanilla.

4Stir over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved.

5Pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir until combined.

6Allow to sit for 30 minutes.

7Place a tablespoon of mixture on a lined baking tray at even intervals.

8Bake for 8 minutes, or until golden.

9Allow to cool completely.

10Dip in the melted chocolate. You can drizzle the chocolate over the biscuits if you prefer.