Easy Caramel Cookies

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Seriously yummy and great if you need to take something to share for afternoon tea. These smell great while baking and taste delicious warm and get crunchy as they cool.

Use a fork to push down if you want a pattern or a use a finger if you want a rustic look. They can be made lactose and gluten free.

Caramel Cookies
Easy and tasty caramel biscuits

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 30 biscuits

50g butter (nuttelex if lactose free)
4 tbsp golden syrup
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups self raising flour (gluten free if required)

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees. Line 3 baking trays with baking paper.
Melt the butter, golden syrup and brown sugar in a saucepan on medium heat. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside to cool slightly for 2 minutes.

Caramel Cookies
The caramel will be smooth and thicken slightly as it cools

Sift the flour into the saucepan and stir until combined.

Caramel Cookies
I sift the flour over the sink to reduce the mess

Use wet hands to roll walnut sized pieces of dough into balls, place on the baking tray 4 - 5 cm apart and gently press with you fingers or a fork in the centre of each ball. Leave enough room between the balls for the biscuits to spread.

Roll, press and place on the baking tray
Roll walnut sized pieces and press with fingers or a fork

Bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.
Serve or store in an airtight container.

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