Its been 3 months since I’ve featured a recipe on my blog and I thought it was about time that I did another one. My boyfriend eats literally all of these, so that gives you an idea on how good they are. I think these biscuits are really nice to just put on the table for when you have a people coming round your home and gives a nice alternative to biscuits you buy at a shop. Plus it shows you’ve put some effort in. The recipe makes roughly 20 biscuits so there is plenty to go around for everyone. I love them personally because if your not in a chocolate mood, these biscuits aren’t overly sweet or rich should I say and they are rather filling.

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You Will Need:

– 300g butter

– 200g caster sugar

– yolks of 2 eggs

– 2tsp vanilla extract

– 300g plain flour

– 1/4tsp salt

– 25g cocoa powder

1. Beat together until light and fluffy, half the butter and half the caster sugar, in a large mixing bowl.

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2. Add one egg yolk and one tsp of vanilla extract and beat in until thoroughly combined.

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3. Sift in half the flour and half the salt then stir to form a dough. Chill for 30mins at least.

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4. Repeat again, apart from this time  put in the cocoa powder with the flour and salt. Chill for 30mins at least.

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5. Roll out both doughs into a rectangle. Place one of the rolled out doughs on to the other one. Roll over to seal the doughs together. Chill for 2 hours at least.

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6. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and slice the dough into discs.

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7. Bake for 12-15mins, leave to cool and enjoy!

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