Almond Crisps

by Marie Vonow (follow)
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These biscuits are quick and easy to make, great with a cuppa. If you don't like almonds, you could substitute other nuts, either slivered or chopped.

Plate of almond crisps

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: Approx 15 minutes
Makes: 30 biscuits

1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup raw sugar
80g softened butter
1 egg
1 cup SR flour
1/2 cup slivered blanched almonds
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

Cream the butter with the white and raw sugar.

Plate of almond crisps
Cream butter and sugar

Add egg and vanilla to the mixture.
Mix well.
Add the slivered almonds to the mixture.

Plate of almond crisps
Add almonds

Add sifted flour to mixture.

Plate of almond crisps
Add sifted flour

Mix well.
Roll into balls and place on greased oven tray.
Press with a floured fork, leaving about 2 cm between each biscuit.

Tray of unbaked almond crisps
Place on greased tray

Bake in a moderate oven for approximately 15 minutes until light brown.

Tray of unbaked almond crisps
Baked almond crisps

Allow to cool before removing from tray using a metal egg slice.

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