Friday, 14 December 2012

Christmas Dodger Biscuits

I saw the recipe for these lovely biscuits in the Tesco toddler magazine and couldn't resist having a go at making a Chrimbo versio of my daughter's favourite tea-time treat!

Here's the recipe:
125g butter, chilled and cubed
75g icing sugar
Pinch salt
175g plain flour
Egg yolk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
10-12 tsp jam

1. Sift the flour, icing sugar and salt into a large mixing bowl. Lightly rub the butter into the mixture, until it resembles breadcrumbs.

2. Whisk the egg yolk and vanilla in a small bowl. Combine with the flour mixture to form a soft dough. Form the dough into a ball, wrap in cling film and chill for at least 30 mins.

3. Preheat oven to gas 3

4. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions. Place each portion between 2 pieces of baking parchment and roll out until 4mm thick.

5. Using a 6cm fluted cutter, cut each sheet of dough into an equal number of disks. Then cut shapes out of the centre of half the disks using a Christmas themed cutter.

6. Transfer the disks to baking sheets lined with parent and bake for 15-20 minutes until just firm and barely coloured.

7. Remove from the oven and gently spread a teaspoon of j in the centre of the full discs and then put their cut out partners on to.

8. Return to the oven and cool for a further 5-6 minutes until light golden and well stuck together with jam. Cool completely before eating.

Keep them well out of reach of any geeky 2 year old with incredibly long arms!!!

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1 comment:

smilernpb said...

These look yummy. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Hope you have a great Christmas.

Hugs xx