Emma's chocolate biscuits

    30 min

    The best chocolate biscuits you will ever try!

    Kent, England, UK
    63 people made this

    Serves: 16 

    • 200g self raising flour
    • 30g cocoa powder
    • 250g soft unsalted butter
    • 125g caster sugar
    • (plus 2 greased baking sheets)

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170C/Gas mark 3.
    2. Sieve flour and cocoa. Set aside.
    3. Cream butter and sugar together.
    4. Work the flour and cocoa into the butter mixture to form a soft dough.
    5. Roll into walnut sized balls and arrange on the baking sheet with a decent space between each. Press each ball down with the back of a fork.
    6. Put the sheets into the oven for 5 mins.
    7. Turn down to 150C/Gas mark 2 and bake for a further 10-15mins.
    8. They should feel firm on top and will continue to harden as they cook.
    9. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Take out the cocoa powder and replace with 50g flour ... up the sugar to 200g and add a splash of vanilla ...... perfect :-)  -  24 Apr 2011


    Lovely - just a note to self - add 3tblsp milk, 1 pack fudge pieces and half pack choc chips.  -  17 Mar 2012


    Probably the coco I used but was a little bitter for my taste but sooooo easy to make and the texture was amazing ......  -  24 Apr 2011