Bake cookies from spelled flour and experience Christmas in a healthy style!

Have you changed your diet and switched from classic flour to spelled flour?

Did you know that spelled flour can be used to bake pastries, cakes and Christmas cookies?

And we have the best spelled cookie recipes for you today!

It will make your whole house smell good.

Spelled gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread is an essential part of the Christmas season. Do you like your grandmother’s recipes, but would you like to replace the classic flour and sugar with healthier options? You can easily make gingerbread from spelled flour and natural sweeteners. They taste excellent. Alternatively, you can also find a recipe for gingerbread made from rye flour .


  • 1 and 3/4 cup spelled flour
  • 45 g of honey or other natural sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of ground ginger
  • 15 g of cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons room temperature unsalted butter cut into slices
  • 45 g of molasses
  • 1 tablespoon of milk


  1. Mix the flour, spices, salt and baking soda in a bowl using a food processor.
  2. Add pieces of butter to the bowl and mix the dough until a sandy mixture without lumps is formed.
  3. Add honey, molasses and milk while mixing.
  4. Take the dough out of the bowl, wrap it in cling film and put it in the freezer for 15 minutes.
  5. Then divide the dough into 3 parts.
  6. Roll out each part.
  7. Place baking paper on top and bottom of each rolled sheet.
  8. Then put all three parts back into the freezer for another 25 minutes.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  10. Remove the first sheet of dough from the freezer, place it on your work surface and peel off the baking paper from both sides.
  11. Use cookie cutters to cut out gingerbread cookies.
  12. Put the individual pieces back in the freezer between baking paper.
  13. Pull out the second part of the dough, cut out the gingerbread again and put them in the freezer.
  14. And so do the same with the third sheet.
  15. Once you have the gingerbread cut out, put them on a baking sheet and bake for 5 to 6 minutes.
  16. Then take them out and let them cool.
Gingerbread from spelled flour on the grill.

Spelled flour snowballs

These bite-sized balls will melt on your tongue! You just can’t resist a nut-butter pastry coated in powdered sugar.


  • 2 and ¼ cup white spelled flour
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 170 g pecans, finely ground
  • 1 and ½ cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 cup room temperature butter
  • 1 large room temperature egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and pecans.
  • Set aside.
  • Add 1 cup powdered sugar to a small bowl and set aside.
  • Beat the butter until creamy, then add ½ cup powdered sugar in small amounts and beat until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla extract and beat again until combined.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet and beat on low speed until the batter begins to come together.
  • Use a large wooden spoon or your hands to finish combining the ingredients together.
  • Shape the dough into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius and line two trays with baking paper.
  • Roll about 2.5 cm balls from the dough and place them on baking sheets 5 cm apart.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden.
  • Leave to cool for a few minutes, add the powdered sugar and transfer to a large plate to cool completely.
  • Once the balls have cooled to room temperature, stir in the icing sugar again.
  • Store in an airtight container.
Christmas balls in powdered sugar.

Soft cranberry cookies

If you like cookies in different ways, you definitely don’t have to give them up, because there are also recipes for healthy cookies made from spelled flour. We bring you one such recipe. Cookies with cranberries stay soft throughout the Christmas season.


  • 2 and 1/4 cup spelled flour
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup of tahini paste
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Line two trays with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, sea salt and dried cranberries.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the tahini, maple syrup, lemon juice, and vanilla.
  5. In a large bowl, add the wet ingredients first, then the dry.
  6. Mix the dough in a large bowl so that the individual ingredients are well combined.
  7. Using a spoon, make balls out of the dough, place them on the baking paper and flatten them slightly.
  8. Leave at least 1.5 centimeters of space between each cookie on the baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
Delicate cranberry cookies.

Try our recipes for cookies with cinnamon, suitable for coffee and on the festive table. It’s delicious!

Melomakarons with spelled flour

A Greek Christmas dessert, that’s exactly what melomakarona is. It is basically a dough soaked in honey. Did you know that melomakarons were originally served at funeral feasts? Today, however, it is a traditional Greek treat that people enjoy at Christmas.


  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup stevia
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 4 and 1/2 cups spelled flour
  • 1 cup of honey
  • 1 cup of water in which you boil the cinnamon and cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • lemon slices

For the syrup:

  • 1/2 cup of water in which you boil the cinnamon and cloves
  • 1/2 cup cognac
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons of stevia
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of water
  • orange slices


  1. Start with the syrup first.
  2. Put clean water and the water in which you boiled the cinnamon and cloves into a small pot.
  3. Next, add cinnamon, orange and lemon slices.
  4. Boil everything for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add stevia, stir and add honey.
  6. Then let the syrup cool.
  7. Continue with the dough.
  8. Sift the spelled flour and baking powder into a bowl through a fine sieve.
  9. In another bowl, prepare the olive oil, the water in which you boiled the cinnamon and cloves, as well as the cognac and stevia.
  10. Beat everything gently.
  11. Add the ground cloves and orange peel.
  12. Add baking soda to the orange juice, then pour it into a bowl.
  13. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients three times, mixing the dough gently each time.
  14. Using a spoon, cut the dough and make ovals or eggs from it.
  15. Put the eggs on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  16. Before baking, gently pierce the melomakaron with a fork.
  17. Bake in an oven preheated to 160°C for 25 to 30 minutes.
  18. Put the still hot melomakarons in the cold syrup, and then place them on a plate.
  19. Garnish with honey and walnuts.
A full plate of spelled flour melomakarons.

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Spelled cookies from Linz

What would Christmas be without Linz candy? Prepare Linnaeus cookies from spelled flour. Use rice syrup instead of sugar and the Christmas cookies are immediately healthier. However, if you are a supporter of good old classics, you can also make traditional Linnaeus sweets according to our recipes.


  • 600 g spelled flour
  • 400 g sliced butter
  • 160 g of rice syrup (can be replaced with another natural sweetener)
  • 40 g of cocoa
  • lemon peel
  • marmalade without sugar
  • 300 ml of coconut cream in a can
  • 45 g finely ground almonds
  • 20 g of cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup (or other natural sweetener)


  1. Divide the ingredients into two halves and place them in two larger bowls.
  2. However, add the cocoa to only one of the bowls.
  3. Make a dough from the ingredients in the bowls to combine all the ingredients.
  4. Wrap both doughs in cling film and put them in the fridge for at least an hour (ideally overnight).
  5. Put the coconut cream in a can in the fridge as well.
  6. After an hour, take the coconut cream out of the fridge, use a spoon to remove the hardened part, leaving the liquid in the can.
  7. Put the cream in a bowl, add cocoa and syrup to it.
  8. Mix the ingredients to create a cream. Finally, add ground almonds and put the cream back in the fridge.
  9. Take the dough out of the fridge and let it rest for a while before you start working with it.
  10. Roll out the dough so that it is about 4 millimeters thick.
  11. Use cutters (for example circles) and make a hole in the middle of half of the cut circles.
  12. Then put the spelled flour cookies from Linz on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  13. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  14. Bake the spelled cookies for 10 to 15 minutes.
  15. Let it cool down.
  16. Coat the wheels without holes with jam or cream and stick the wheels with holes on them.
  17. Leave the Linecké with coconut cream in the cold so that the cream does not melt.
Linnaeus sweets on a tray.

Christmas chocolate cookies with almonds

The combination of nuts and cocoa is simply irresistible, and the following recipe is proof of that! Prepare something new for your Christmas board and believe us, you will enjoy it.


  • 175 g of whole grain spelled flour
  • 30 g of unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 11 tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1/3 cup chopped almonds


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda.
  • In a food processor, beat the butter on medium-high speed until creamy and smooth.
  • Add both sugars, salt, and vanilla and beat again until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the mixer and mix on low speed to incorporate.
  • Do not overmix, it is ok if the dough is a little crumbly.
  • Using a spatula, gently fold in the almonds and chocolate.
  • Form the dough into a ball and divide in half.
  • Shape each half into a 4cm thick log.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours up to 3 days.
  • Preheat the oven to 165 degrees Celsius with a rack in the center of the oven.
  • Line 2 trays with baking paper.
  • Working with one half of the dough at a time, carefully cut each log into rounds about 1 cm thick.
  • If some of the dough falls apart, press and shape back into rounds.
  • Place the cookies on the prepared baking sheets, leaving a centimeter gap between them.
  • Bake one sheet at a time, 12 minutes each.
  • The cookies won’t look like they’re done, but it’s important not to overbake them.
  • Let cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
Cocoa cookies on a plate.

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Oat-spelt biscuits with marmalade

Excellent cookies with jam, which are simply prepared in muffin tins. You can use marmalade as you like, almost any marmalade works here.


  • 100 g of oatmeal
  • 150 g spelled flour
  • 60 g cane sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 115 g butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 150g of jam or marmalade (raspberry, blueberry, apricot, etc.)


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Lightly grease a muffin tin and set aside.
  • Melt the butter and let it cool again.
  • Add the oatmeal to a blender or food processor and blend until blended but still showing larger chunks.
  • Add to a bowl along with the spelled flour, cane sugar, baking powder and salt and mix to combine.
  • Add the melted butter and vanilla extract and mix with a fork until you have smaller and larger crumbs.
  • Add about 1 tablespoon of the crumbs to each well of the muffin tin and press into the bottom to create a cookie base.
  • Add about a teaspoon of jam to each base (try to stay in the center) and then add the remaining (smaller) portion of the crumb around the filling.
  • Press the crumb down a little so it sticks to the base and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until the crumb is a nice golden color and the jam is bubbling in the center.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for 6-10 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the cookies from the muffin tin – loosen them first with a knife, then pull them out with a rubber spatula.
  • Place on a wire rack and let cool completely.
  • If the cookies fall apart when you try to remove them from the pan, wait a little longer before removing them.
  • Store in a tin box in a cool place.
Spelled cookies filled with jam.

Why make Christmas cookies with spelled flour instead of the classic white?

  • Spelled flour is made from spelled wheat, which is rich in protein, minerals and fiber .
  • The most important substances are found in the packages of grains, which is why whole grains, including the packaging part, are processed during the production of spelled flour.
  • Spelled wheat is not susceptible to pests, so it is rarely chemically treated. This means that spelled flour does not contain any chemicals .
  • Spelled flour is not as allergenic as traditional white flour, moreover, it is easily digestible and even supports the proper functioning of the digestive tract.
  • It has a positive effect on the immune system, fights against anemia and constipation .
  • Improves blood pressure, supplies vitamins to joints and bones.
  • As soon as you replace white flour with spelled flour, you will recognize it in the quality of your hair, nails and skin.

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