Chocolate and Walnut Biscuits

Chocolate and Walnut Biscuits


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About this recipe: These are the perfect Christmas biscuits. They're flavoured with chocolate, walnuts, cloves, allspice and almond extract, baked and then dipped in chocolate.


Makes: 50 approximately, depending on size

  • For the Biscuit Dough
  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 100g walnuts
  • 125g plain flour
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 125g cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 good pinch ground cloves
  • 1 good pinch ground allspice
  • 4-6 drops bitter almond extract
  • butter to grease the baking tray
  • For the Topping
  • 150g dark chocolate

Prep:1hr20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:2hr setting  ›  Ready in:3hr35min 

  1. Finely chop 100g chocolate and walnuts together. Set aside.
  2. Form a mound of flour, sugar, butter and spices on a work surface.
  3. Chop all the ingredients together with a knife, then knead with your hands to form a firm dough. Roll the dough into logs of 2.5-3cm in diameter.
  4. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6 and grease a baking tray.
  6. Cut the dough logs into 1cm thick pieces and lay onto prepared baking tray.
  7. Bake for approximately 15 minutes. Let biscuits cool in the tin for 2-3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool fully.
  8. Melt 150g chocolate in a double boiler and dip biscuits half way in. Transfer to a sheet of greaseproof paper and allow to set.

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?? Haven't made theses but don't quite understand the instructions, the biscuits are dipped in chocolate? The don't look like chocolate dipped biscuits in the picture? - 26 Oct 2012

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