Tigernut Anzac Cookies

Healthy cookies made with tigernut flour*. Free from gluten, grains, dairy, nuts, sugar and sweeteners. The combination of tigernuts and coconut create a delicious ANZAC inspired biscuit recipe. 

*What are tigernuts? A tiny tube (aka root vegetable) that's actually not a nut and taste like "chewy coconut and almond". 

For more fun, healthy and sugar free recipes you might like to check out my Real Food Recipes e-book. 

Nourish 101:

  • This recipe is free from gluten, grain, dairy and refined sugar.
  • This recipe is nut free and suitable for those with nut sensitivity or following AIP/ nut free diets. 
  • Made with simple, nourishing ingredients. 
  • No added sugar or sweetness, just the natural sweetness of coconut and tigernuts. 
  • Tigernuts are a prebiotic and rich in fibre great for gut health. 
  • Tigernuts are high in magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron, vitamin C and E and good fats. 
  • The cookies are rich in healthy fats and fibre to keep you satisfy and reduce sugar cravings and promoting balanced blood sugar levels. 


Tigernut ANZAC Cookies

  • 1 cup tigernut flour
  • 1 cup organic desiccated coconut 
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder 
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) coconut oil, melted 
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) premium canned coconut milk (BPA free)


  1. Pre-heat fan forced oven to 170'C. 
  2. In a mixing bowl combine dry ingredients. 
  3. Add in melted coconut oil and coconut milk and combine well. 
  4. Shape tablespoon portions of cookie mixture into round shapes and place on a lined baking tray.
  5. Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes or until lightly golden. Allow to cool. 
  6. Store in an air-tight container. 

Recipe Tips:

  • Add a drizzle of melted homemade choc/carob on top of cookies and set in fridge. 
  • I get my tigernuts from the Australian company Terra Firma.

Please note this recipe is unsponsored. I enjoy endorsing products, such as Terra Firma tigernuts and Coconut Magic coconut oil , that I believe in their nutritional value and quality.

This recipe was created by nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons © Live Love Nourish ® 2017. All rights reserved.


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All of the LLN recipes are:
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Preservative Free
  • Refined Sugar Free
This recipe is also:
  • Nut Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Vegan
  • Corn Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Plant Based
    • Paleo
    • Sweetener Free