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Chocolate chip cookies

RECIPE OVERVIEW

These biscuits make for a great small gift for someone special, especially if they are coeliac as these tasty treats are gluten free.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 6 people

  • 150 g Butter
    softened
  • 75 g Caster Sugar
    plus extra for dusting
  • 40 g Crystallised Ginger
    chopped, or 20g chopped pistachios, or zest of 1 lemon
  • 200 g Gluten Free Plain Flour
  • 1 - SuperValu Vanilla Pod
    split in half lengthways, seeds scraped out

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/gas mark 3. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
  2. Mix the flour, butter, sugar and vanilla seeds together to form a crumb mix. Add the chopped ginger, or the chopped pistachios or lemon zest if you are using either of those instead, and bring together to form a dough. Roll into a cylinder and cut into circles 1cm thick. Place on the lined baking tray.
  3. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until firm to the touch and pale in colour. Leave to cool directly on the tray and dust with caster sugar until fully covered.
  4. Store the biscuits in an airtight container and use within a week.

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