Apricot and Almond Chewy Biscuits

    Apricot and Almond Chewy Biscuits


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    These easy to make biscuits are packed with dried apricots and almonds. Ideal for an afternoon snack with tea or coffee.

    Serves: 26 

    • 250g butter
    • 3/4 cup (125g) brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup (125g) white sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur
    • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 2 1/2 cups (220g) oats
    • 1 cup dried apricots
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
    • 2 cups (310g) sifted icing sugar
    • 3 tablespoons amaretto liqueur

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. In a large bowl beat the butter until softened. Add the brown sugar and sugar then beat until fluffy. Add egg and 1 tablespoon of amaretto and mix well.
    3. Stir together flour and bicarbonate of soda then add to the butter mixture. Beat until well mixed.
    4. Stir in the oats, apricots and almonds.
    5. Drop rounded teaspoons onto an ungreased baking tray and bake for 8-10 minutes.
    6. Cool on baking tray for 1 minute then remove and cool thoroughly on rack.
    7. Stir together icing sugar and enough of the 2 to 3 tablespoons of amaretto to make an icing of drizzling consistency. Drizzle over the biscuits.

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