Amaranth Spice Cookies

Amaranth Spice Cookies

Amaranth Spice Cookies are a perfect choice to satisfy sweet tooth in a nutritious way. These Amaranth cookies are high in protein and fibre. And they are so crispy and delicious!
Course Baking
Servings 16 Cookies
Calories 8 kcal


  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 2/3 Cup Amaranth Flour the batter should be spoonable
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger Powder
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda


  • Preheat oven to 180 ˚C.
  • Line a baking tray with oiled waxed baking paper.
  • Add the olive oil and eggs - whisk together in a small ceramic bowl.
  • Next add the brown sugar and mix well.
  • Add the lemon zest and spices.
  • Soft together the Amaranth Flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl. You may need to repeat the sifting process a few times to blend everything well.
  • Slowly add the sifted Amaranth Flour, baking soda and salt into the mixture.
  • Using a table spoon, add the cookie dough on top of the parchment paper – do not make the cookiies too big.
  • You will have 16 to 18 small cookies.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes and remove from the baking tray
  • Place on a cooling rack.
  • Place in an airtight container to store.


If you want to spice the cookies up even more you an increase the spices to :
1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg
1/8 Teaspoon Cardamom
2 Teaspoons Ginger Powder


Calories: 8kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 77mgPotassium: 12mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 15IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 12mg
Keyword amaranth, amaranth flour
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