Afghan Biscuits (New Zealand Cookies)

Afghan Biscuits (New Zealand Cookies)

Afghan Biscuits (New Zealand Cookies)

An easy step-by-step recipe to prepare Afghan biscuits, traditional cookies from New Zealand made with cocoa and served with a delicious chocolate topping.

July 20, 2015

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for

8

total time

0 HR 40 MIN

ingredients

butter
200 g, softened
sugar
100 g, caster (superfine)
Flour
180 g (all purpose)
Cocoa powder
2 tbsp
cornflakes
40 g
walnuts
25 g, finely chopped
Milk chocolate
200 g, chopped
Cream
50 ml, double (48% fat)
butter
25 g

Preparation

To prepar the Afghan biscuits start heating the oven to 180°C/160°C fan.

Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat together until light and creamy.

Sieve the flour and cocoa together and stir into the creamed mixture.

Add the cornflakes and walnuts and mix well.

Shape the mixture into balls and place on a greased baking tray.

Bake for about 15 minutes until firm.

Cool on a wire rack.

Put the chocolate, cream and butter into a bowl over a pan of hot but not boiling water.

Heat until melted.

Remove the bowl from the heat and stir until the mixture starts to thicken.

Spoon a little icing on top of each cookie. Leave the Afghan biscuits to set.

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