Before bed biscuits

  • 30min
  • 9
  • 95 kcal
  • Easy

Per 38 g contains

95 kcal 399 kj
3.5 g
0.3 g
3 g
0.2 g

of an adult's recommended intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1050kj/251kcal

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Enjoy with a glass of milk or your favourite caffeine-free bedtime brew!

Just six ingredients away from the perfect suppertime snack. These delicious cookies are easy to make and full of nutrients that can help towards getting you a good night's sleep.


  • Cooked chickpeas
    240g, drained weight 8.5oz
  • Oats
  • Flaked almonds
  • Honey
  • Ground ginger
  • Vanilla essence
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Cooking Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven).
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Place the chickpeas, honey, vanilla essence and ground ginger in a blender or food processor and blend until an almost smooth paste is formed.
  4. Place the mixture into a bowl and stir in the oats and flaked almonds.
  5. Once the ingredients are combined, roll the mixture into small balls and place evenly spaced on the baking tray.
  6. Use a fork to flatten the balls of dough into a cookie shape.
  7. Place in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden.
  8. Once baked, transfer the cookies to a cooling rack to cool.

Nutritional Information

Typical Valuesper 100gper 38g serving
251 kcal
1050 kj
95 kcal
399 kj
of which saturates
9.2 g
0.9 g
3.5 g
0.3 g
of which sugars
27 g
8 g
10 g
3 g
Fibre8.1 g
3.1 g
Protein10 g
3.8 g
Salt0.5 g
0.2 g


Chickpeas are packed full of protein and fibre, which can help you to feel fuller for longer - a sensation that can improve your sleep. They also contain high amounts of vitamin B6 - a vitamin known to help your body to produce the 'feel-good' hormone, serotonin, and the 'sleep-inducing' hormone, melatonin.

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