Toffee Biscuits

14Makes about 40 biscuits

200g soft butter or margarine
200ml sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
2tbsp treacle
2tsp baking powder
500ml plain flour

Preheat the oven to 200oc.

1. Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl.

1. Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl.

2. Mix (with electrical whisk) until well combined.

2. Mix (with electrical whisk) until well combined.

3. Add the remaining ingredients.

3. Add the remaining ingredients.

4. Mix well by hand or with a spoon.

4. Mix well by hand or with a spoon.

5. Until it forms a dough.

5. Until it forms a dough.

6. Split the dough in 4.

6. Split the dough in 4.

7a. Roll to lengths.

7a. Roll to lengths.

7b. Or shape to lengths if easier as....

7b. Or shape to lengths if easier as….

7c. ...sometimes the dough keeps splitting like this making it very hard to roll.

7c. …sometimes the dough keeps splitting like this making it very hard to roll.

8. They should be roughly finger thick.

8. They should be roughly finger thick.

9. Place on a baking tray (two on each) covered in baking paper. You can flatten them slightly.

9. Place on a baking tray (two on each) covered in baking paper. You can flatten them slightly.

10. Bake in the middle of the oven for 12-15minutes until golden (sometimes you need to rotate the tray to prevent one end from getting burnt).

10. Bake in the middle of the oven for 12-15minutes until golden (sometimes you need to rotate the tray to prevent one end from getting burnt).

11. Remove from the oven and cut into biscuits whilst still hot.

11. Remove from the oven and cut into biscuits whilst still hot.

12, Leave uncovered on a cooling rack to cool.

12. Leave uncovered on a cooling rack to cool.

13. Store in a air tight tin.

13. Store in a air tight tin.

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