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Santas Christmas Biscuits Recipe


4 oz, plain flour
1-3/4 tsps. cinnamon
3 oz. butter
pinch salt
4 oz. castor sugar (superfine sugar)
blanched almonds to decorate
1 large egg

Set aside white of egg, 1 oz. of sugar and 1 tsp, of cinnamon for glazing. Rub butter into the flour with your fingertips till mixture is like fine bread crumbs. Add egg yolk, sugar, salt and the spice. Mix dough with a wooden spoon and knead lightly until smooth,

Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick, cut out biscuits with a 1-1/2 inch pastry cutter. Brush the top of the biscuits with the egg white to which 1 oz. of sugar and 1 tsp, of the spice has been added. Place one blanched almond on each biscuit. Bake on a lightly greased pan in a slow oven 335 degrees F. until golden. Cooking time: apx 15-20 minutes

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