Buckwheat Chia Jam Drops

Who doesn’t love a cookie! These are soft, delicious and really nutrient dense, the perfect snack for your little one (or yourself if you manage to keep a few for yourself!)

GF | DF – contains nuts, egg and honey

Age Appropriate: When on 3 meals a day (omit honey under 12 months)

Makes 10 

Able to be frozen: no

Buckwheat Chia Jam Drops

GF | DF - contains nuts, egg and honey
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American, French
Servings 10


  • 1 Oven
  • 1 Medium-Sized Bowl
  • 1 Whisk
  • 1 Grater
  • 1 Measuring Utensils


  • 3/4  cup buckwheat flour 
  • 1  cup almond meal 
  •  egg 
  • 1/3 cup olive oil 
  • 2 tbsp  raw honey or maple syrup 
  • 1 tsp   baking powder 
  • rind of 1/2 lemon 
  • pinch of salt

Berry Chia Jam Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1/4   cup filtered water
  • 1 tbsp  chia seeds


  • In a small saucepan over a low heat, add in the frozen berries, water and chia seeds 
  •  Cook slowly until the berries soften. With a fork you can mash the berries for a smoother jam if you wish


  • Preheat the oven to 170 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper
  • Take out a medium sized bowl, combining all of the dry ingredients and mixing gently to combine
  • Crack the egg into the mixture, whisking with a fork
  •  Pour in the olive oil and honey
  • Grate the lemon rind into the mix and stir well until the mixture is combined
  • Roll into small balls then press the balls onto the baking paper into the shapes of biscuits
  •  Take a small teaspoon and push down in the centre to create a small well for the jam. Fill the centre with jam, then bake for roughly 12 minutes until slightly golden


Age Appropriate: When on 3 meals a day (omit honey under 12 months)
Able to be frozen: no 
Recipe for Boob to Food by Jane Houston
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