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Simple Easter Biscuits

This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food, Picnic, Snacks,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 1
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Number of servings: 8-12
This is a vegetarian recipe

A simple Easter recipe that all the family can join in and make

Ingredients

Making and cooking it
  1. Pre heat oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6
  2. Cream together the sugar and butter
  3. Beat in the egg and add, a little at a time, the currants (optional) and other dry ingredients
  4. Mix to a stiff dough, using a little milk if the dough is too stiff.
  5. Roll out on a floured surface to about 3mm (1/8") thickness
  6. Prick all over (using fork)
  7. Cut into rounds using a 7.5cm (3") round crinkly biscuit cutter (or the top of a cup if no cutters are available)
  8. Grease a baking tray
  9. Bake for about 20 minutes until they are lightly coloured
  10. Take out of the oven, leave for 1 minute, then place biscuits on a wire rack until cold and crisp