Savoury Flax Biscuits

Source:   |  Category: Baking, Diabetic Friendly, Heart Healthy, Ground Flaxseed

Serve with Peasant Soup With Flax Farfel


  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) coarsely ground flaxseed
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Mrs. Dash original seasoning or any salt-free herb and spice seasoning
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) 2% milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
2 cups all-purpose flour2 Tbsp brown sugar4 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup butter1 cup grated carrot1/4 cup coarsely ground flaxseed2 tsp Mrs. Dash original seasoning or any salt-free herb and spice seasoning2/3 cup 2% milk1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF (230ºC ).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in carrot, ground flax and seasoning.
  3. In a small bowl, combine milk and egg.  Add to the flour mixture. Stir until dough forms a ball.
  4. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently 20 times. Roll dough to a 3/4 inch (2 cm) thickness. Cut straight down with a 2 inch (5 cm) floured cookie cutter. Place 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from sheet and cool on a rack.

Yield: 18 biscuits (18 servings)

Serving Size:  1 biscuit. Each serving contains 1/2 tsp (2 mL) of flax.

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat2 g
Cholesterol12 mg
Carbohydrates15 g
Fiber1 g
Protein3 g
Sodium147 mg
Potassium188 mg

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