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Fruit cookies

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Serves 12

These delicious cookies are a real treat, especially in the summer time. You can also substitute the fruit for 25g coconut 25g chopped nuts 50g chocolate chips

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Ingredients

  • 100g soft margarine
  • 150g wholemeal self raising flour
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g dried fruit

Method

    1. Preheat oven to 170C/ gas mark 4.
    2. Sprinkle a very light dusting of flour onto the baking tray
    3. Beat the margarine and sugar together until fluffy. Stir in the flour and chopped dried fruit to make a soft dough.
    4. Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and divided the mixture in to 10-12 even sized balls
    5. Place them apart on the baking tray and flatten well with the back of the tablespoon.
    6. Cook for 12-15mins until evenly browned.
    7. Let cool a little before removing from the tray and placing to cool on the wire wrack.

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Emily_thecookie...
21st May, 2015
5.05
I used salted butter rather than margarine, and added desiccated coconut on top of the 50 grams of dried fruit - seriously the best cookies ever :)