Gluten Free Christmas Nesselrod Rounds


  • 250g Butter for dairy free use (Nuttelex)
  • 2 ½ LFGF All-purpose plain flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup chopped mix glaze cherries
  • 1 ½ tablespoon water
  • 1 cup shredded or desiccated coconut
  • 1teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans


  1. Beat together butter or (nuttelex) and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the water & vanilla.
  2. Stir in flour until combined; fold in cherries and nut.
  3. Shape dough into three rolls, about 18cm long. Roll in desiccated coconut to coat completely.
  4. Wrap separately in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  5. Cut rolls crosswise into slices.
  6. Place baking paper on baking tray.
  7. Bake in moderately hot oven until edges are barely golden, about 12 minutes.
  8. Cool on tray.

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