Gluten-free apple and walnut biscuits are arranged on a large wire rack. At the back is a small white bowl with melted chocolate and spoon. The chocolate has been drizzled over the top of the biscuits.

Dried apricots, sultanas and even dates are common ingredients in biscuits, but have you dried adding dried apple? In these gluten-free biscuits, we pair dried apple with walnuts and chocolate for a delicious sweet treat.

Apple And Walnut Biscuits

Recipe Cara Boatswain | Photographer Brandee Meier
Don't limit yourself to the standard dried fruits when it comes to baking biscuits – try something different with our gluten-free apple and walnut biscuits.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Baked Goods
Servings 24 Makes
Calories 114 kcal


  • 125 g dairy-free margarine
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup gluten-free plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 cup crushed walnuts
  • ½ cup dried apples, roughly chopped
  • 50 g dark chocolate, melted


  • Preheat oven to 180°C and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • In a bowl beat margarine and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg and mix until combined.
  • Add flour and baking powder. Mix with a wooden spoon until combined, then fold through remaining ingredients, except chocolate.
  • Place teaspoons of mixture on the prepared trays, leaving space between biscuits as they spread.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until they are golden. Cool slightly on trays before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • When biscuits have cooled, drizzle with melted chocolate. Allow chocolate to set before serving.


Calories: 114kcalCarbohydrates: 14.4gProtein: 1.7gFat: 9.2gFiber: 1.2g
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