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Recipe

Chocolate Hazelnut Biscuits

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Ingredients
  • 125g (1 cup) whole hazelnuts
  • 200g butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • firmly packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups self raising flour
  • ½ cup plain flour
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut
  • 100 g block dark chocolate chopped (or use Choc Bits)
  • Extra desiccated or chopped shredded coconut (optional)
Methods
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1

Toast hazelnuts in moderately slow oven for 20 minutes then rub off the papery skins in a tea towel.

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2

Cream butter and brown sugar with vanilla until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Mix in the sifted flours, coconut, chopped hazelnuts and chopped chocolate or Choc Bits.

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3

Roll into small balls using floured hands (add 1 extra tbsp of flour to the mixture if it sticks to hands).

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4

Place onto well greased trays, leaving room between to allow for spreading. Sprinkle a little extra coconut over each biscuit (optional)

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5

Bake in moderately hot oven for 20 minutes. Loosen from trays while still warm and, when cold, store in airtight container. This recipe makes about 50 biscuits.

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