Dried Fruit and honey biscuits

    Dried Fruit and honey biscuits


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    These biscuits are packed with dried fruit and spices and sweetened with honey.

    Serves: 48 

    • 300g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground walnuts
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 250ml honey
    • 125g margarine
    • 125g packed brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 60ml milk
    • 155g raisins
    • 155g dried currants
    • 155g dates, pitted and chopped

    Preparation:4hours20min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:4hours32min 

    1. Combine flour, walnuts, bicarb, allspice, cinnamon and salt.
    2. In small saucepan over low heat, melt margarine and honey, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and pour into large bowl. Stir in brown sugar, eggs and milk until well blended. Slowly add dry ingredients. Fold in raisins, currants and dates. Cover and chill for 4 hours.
    3. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease baking trays. Drop by spoonfuls 5cm apart on baking trays.
    4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly coloured.

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