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Hummus Biscuits

Simple and tasty and with only 5 ingredients, these hummus biscuits are a must make! These delightfully fluffy biscuits are gluten free and are made with coconut oil instead of butter!

A little over a year ago I decided I would go gluten-free with my daughter-as a show of solidarity. It wasn’t a big deal I told myself – and her.

There are gluten free options for just about everything these days after all. I picked up a few tips here and there and got comfortable with a few gluten-free flours and life went on – with treats in it.

But – recently, the desire to experiment with other flours started to gurgle inside my gray matter. The desire was so strong that before I knew it I was introducing millet flour and sorghum flour to my pantry shelves.

The first thing I decided to make with my new “friends” were cookies – savory millet and hummus cookies – using gluten free Sabra hummus.

Why you ask?

Well, because cookies are portable and perfect for sharing at tailgating parties with those who need gluten-free options. And, if you have a hard time sharing like I do, they are also perfect to munch on on your way to a tailgating party where you know the options are slim!  😆 

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However, my first attempt using millet flour crashed and burned ended up in the trash! So I went back to the cutting board and tweaked my flour to hummus ratios (opting to use sorghum flour this time around) and ended up with these fluffy savory “cookies”!

My daughter looked at them and said that we just couldn’t call them cookies as they look more like biscuits, so Hummus Biscuits they became!

Biscuits With Sorghum Flour And Hummus

These are not as tall or flaky as some biscuits are, but they are light and fluffy and are jam packed with flavor from the Sabra Roasted Red Pepper Hummus and Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus in them. It is said that #TwoSpoons of hummus a day will fulfill your bean recommendation for an entire week – so why not try nibbling on these Hummus Biscuits to get your weekly allotment?

Biscuits With Sorghum Flour And Hummus

Hummus Biscuits

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Simple and tasty and with only 5 ingredients, these hummus biscuits are a must make! These delightfully fluffy biscuits are gluten free and are made with coconut oil instead of butter!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sorghum flour
  • 1/4 cup Sabra Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
  • 1/4 cup Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Mix all the ingredients together
  3. Roll dough onto a parchment sheet and cut out circles - i used a small mason jar lid to cut out 6 biscuits
  4. Double line a baking tray with parchment paper, and place biscuits on them and bake for 20 minutes
  5. Best enjoyed warm
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 194Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 0mgSodium 241mgCarbohydrates 20gFiber 3gSugar 1gProtein 3g

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By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

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ailuy

Wednesday 4th of November 2015

Hi, what a wonderful idea! Just a quick question, do you think these will work with whole wheat flour? TYiA

Kelly

Tuesday 20th of October 2015

These are so so creative, Shashi! I love experimenting with hummus and making biscuits with them are totally brilliant! They look fantastic - good luck with the contest! :)

Jessica Levinson (@jlevinsonrd)

Monday 19th of October 2015

What a creative recipe Shashi! They look fabulous!

Sonali- The Foodie Physician

Sunday 18th of October 2015

Shashi, I don't think it's an exaggeration to call these biscuits absolutely genius!! They look so creative, original and delicious! You got my vote for the contest :)

Helen @ Scrummy Lane

Sunday 18th of October 2015

You've done it again, Shashi! I would never have imagined that you could make biscuits with hummus - but you've managed to ... and they look delicious! I would love to drop into your house some day at snack time. So many healthy options! :-)

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