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H is for…. Hersheys Almond Kiss Cookies

Back in November, my parents went via the US for my cousins wedding on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Unfortunately I couldn’t go as it was during term time and couldn’t take my son out of school nursery, but … Continue reading

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Jelly Tot Biscuits

I was rooting round my cupboard this morning, trying to decide what biscuits to make, when I came across some Jelly Tots that my son was given at Christmas. Yes, they were still in date!! Time to do something with them, I thought! I’m also lined up to do some more baking with the children at my sons preschool next week, and needed to come up with an egg-free and dairy-free recipe as there are now some children there with allergies. This is the result of my experimentation this morning!

This recipe makes approximately 35 biscuits, and would work equally well with Smarties (or a dairy free equivalent) instead of Jelly Tots. The biscuits themselves (minus the Jelly Tot bits) are reminiscent in taste and texture to Fox’s Crinkles or Golden CrunchBiscuits. Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles

Hands up – who has heard of Snickerdoodles? Ok, practically no-one then!

Snickerdoodles are traditionally an American Cookie, covered in cinnamon sugar before baking. They are usually softer in the middle, and crisp round the outside, with a crackle effect thanks to the cinnamon sugar. All the ones I have tasted before have also had a not altogether pleasant taste of bicarbonate of soda (or Baking Soda as the Americans call it).

This is my version. A crisp cinnamon biscuit, perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. Continue reading

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Three Biscuit Thursday

Don’t forget that it is Three Biscuit Thursday! http://www.threebiscuitthursday.org.uk/ Lets get baking!

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Viennese Biscuits

These are the simplest biscuits to make that I have in my repertoire, and only have 4 ingredients, so are a perfect biscuit to have children help with.  Having no eggs in the recipe also means that should you want … Continue reading

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Oatie Cookies

One of our favourite cookies is a simple Oatie Cookie. Similar in flavour to a Hobnob biscuit, but softer, and so much more satisfying to eat, knowing that you have baked it yourself.

This recipe can also be adapted to include chopped nuts, raisins, or chocolate chips (another favourite!). Continue reading

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