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                      Butterscotch Biscuits (Scottish)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   12       oz           SR flour
    4       oz           Margarine
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1                    Egg, beaten
    8       oz           Brown sugar
    1       t            Vanilla essence
 
   Set oven to 350F or Mark 4. Grease a baking sheet.
   Melt the sugar, margarine and vanilla essence together
   in a saucepan very gently over a low heat. Remove from
   the heat. When the mixture has cooled add the beaten
   egg and mix together. Sift the flour and salt into a
   bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in the cooled
   egg/fat/sugar mixture. Knead into a stiff dough. This
   will be fairly dry, but it needs no extra moisture.
   Roll out the dough on a floured surface into 1/2 inch
   thickness and cut out the biscuits with a 2 inch
   biscuit cutter. Place on the baking sheet with
   sufficient space to allow them to spread. Bake for 20
   minutes until light golden in colour.
   
   >From the booklet Scottish Teatime Recipes Typed By
   Ray Watson
  
 
 
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