Super-Nutty Biscuits

Super-Nutty Biscuits


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About this recipe: These little treats look like open sandwiches. Hazelnut biscuits are spread with a rum icing and then topped with chopped pistachios.


Serves: 80 

  • For the Biscuits
  • 100g plain flour
  • 165g hazelnuts, ground
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • For the Icing
  • 125g icing sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • rum or lemon juice
  • chopped pistachios

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

  1. Work all the biscuits ingredients into a smooth dough. Shape into 5cm oval rolls, wrap and chill for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Cut the rolls into 5mm thick slices, place on a lightly greased baking tray and bake for about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove biscuits from the tray and cool on a wire rack.
  4. For the icing: Mix icing sugar with egg yolks, rum or lemon juice. Spoon a circle on the biscuits and sprinkle with chopped pistachios.

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