Apricot Filled Biscuits

Apricot Filled Biscuits


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About this recipe: These buttery biscuits are the perfect Christmas treat. Lightly spiced, heart shaped biscuits are sandwiched together with apricot jam. You can cut the biscuits into any shape you prefer.


Serves: 60 

  • 100g cold butter or margarine
  • 50g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100g hazelnuts, ground
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon gingerbread spice
  • apricot jam for the filling
  • chocolate icing to decorate

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Place butter, sugar, egg, vanilla extract, nuts, flour, bicarbonate of soda and gingerbread spice into a food processor. Process until the dough comes together. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  3. Roll out dough thinly and cut into heart shapes (or any shape you prefer).
  4. Pass apricot jam through a sieve. Spread a little jam on half of the cut out biscuits. Top with another biscuit to form a sandwich.
  5. Transfer biscuits onto a baking tray and bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes. Let cool slightly before decorating with chocolate icing, if desired.

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