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Recipe Starfish Cookies

Starfish Cookies are fun to make especially for the Kiddies

Ingredients

Star Fish Cookies

Star Fish Cookies

  • 250g soft butter
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 cups plain flour
  • Star-shaped biscuit cutters

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes

Servings : 2

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric beaters until smooth and creamy. Add egg and vanilla and beat until well combined. Stir in flour.

3. Roll out on a lightly floured surface until 5mm thick. Cut out star shapes with biscuit cutters.

4. Transfer to baking tray and bake for 15 minutes or until golden. Set aside to cool completely and decorate.

This recipe is from Woollies Aussie Animals

Recipe Pistachio oat and almond biscuits

Pistachio, oat and almond biscuits are delightfull . Here is their recipe from the Australian Heart Foundation web Site. Why not make a donation to the Australian Heart Foundation
Pistachio, oat and almond biscuits

Pistachio, oat and almond

Try these yummy biscuits for your next morning or afternoon tea date.
Makes 15
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients

3 tsp Flora pro-activ Original/Buttery*
1 tsp honey
1 cup flaked almonds*
1/4 cup traditional wholegrain oats*
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg white*
1/4 cup flaked almonds, extra*
1/3 cup plain, unsalted pistachio kernels*
1/2 – 1 tsp icing sugar, sifted for serving

*Products available with the Heart Foundation Tick. Remember all fresh fruit and vegetables automatically qualify for the Tick.

1. Place Flora pro-activ and honey in a microwave-safe bowl and melt on 20 per cent (low) power for 30-40 seconds.

2. Place the almonds, oats and sugar in the bowl of a food processor and process for 30 seconds or until fine. With the mixer running, pour in the egg white and honey mixture and process for 40 seconds or until the mixture forms a smooth paste. Transfer mixture to a small bowl, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

3. Preheat oven 150°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.

4. Roughly chop the extra almond flakes and pistachios and mix well to combine. Shape the mixture into small balls and slightly flatten. Roll in the combined almonds and pistachios, pressing the nuts firmly into the mixture. Place on the baking tray and bake for 20 minutes or until the biscuits are lightly browned. Cool on the baking tray before serving, and then sprinkle lightly with icing sugar.

5. Serve with a pot of tea.
Recipe provided courtesy of Flora pro-activ spread.

 

Recipe Anzac Cookies

anzac biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are always popular. Here is a recipe from the Australian Heart Foundation Site. Why not make a donation to the Australian Heart Foundation

Anzac biscuits
These classic biscuits are a simple and delicious treat. Perfect with morning or afternoon tea.
Makes 12
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Ingredients
1 1/2 cup Lowan Rolled Oats*
1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 cup sugar
90g Tick approved margarine
1 tbs golden syrup
1 tbs boiling water
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1. Pre-heat oven to 180ºC (160ºC fan-forced).

2. Mix together the oats, flour and sugar in a medium bowl.

3. Using a microwave oven or stove top, heat margarine together with golden syrup until melted.

4. In a small bowl, combine water and bicarbonate of soda then add into the golden syrup mix while stirring.
​5. Pour syrup into the dry ingredients and mix together to combine.

6. Roll a tablespoon of mixture into balls and place on baking trays lined with non-stick baking paper. Press down tops to flatten slightly.

7. Bake for approximately 13 minutes or until golden brown. Stand for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.

NB Recipe and image provided courtesy of Lowan Whole Foods.