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Method Prep:10min › Cook:15min › Ready in:25min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a baking tray.
Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the flour, cornflakes, cocoa powder and salt and mix well.
Divide the biscuit mixture evenly into about 30 small balls and place on the prepared baking tray. Use the back of a fork to flatten just a little.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until firm. Transfer to a cooling rack.
Traditionally, Afghan biscuits are topped with melted chocolate or chocolate icing and decorated with walnuts. If you wish to ice these biscuits, check out our recipes for the perfect chocolate icing here.