Smarties cookies
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Smarties cookies

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Serves 1 - 20 Cookies

This recipe is featured in the August 2008 issue of GoodFood as a reader recipe and is great fun for kids to make!

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Ingredients

  • 350g/12oz plain flour
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 250g/9oz butter softened
  • 300g/ 10oz caster sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 X 40g boxes Smarties

Method

    1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.
    2. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda,baking powder and a pinch of salt into a mixing bowl, then set a side.
    3. Cream together the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy, then beat in the egg and vanilla.
    4. Gradually beat in the sifted dry ingredients to form a stiff dough.
    5. Roll the fough into 20 balls, then place on ungreased baking drays, spaced well apart.(WARNING: THE COOKIES WILL EXPAND LOTS, DO NOT PUT CLOSE TOGETHER!!! )
    6. Press several Smarties into each ball, flattening the ball slightly.
    7. Bake for 15 minutes until pale golden brown.
    8. Leave on trays 2 minutes and remove to cooling racks to cool completely.
    9. Will keep in an airtight tin for up to 5 days
    10. NUTRITION: PER COOKIE : 253 kcalorices, protein 3g, carbohydrate 35g, fat 12g, saturated fat 7g, fibre 1g, sugar 22g, salt o.47g.

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zoeym95
11th Apr, 2011
4.05
Made these earlier today. I was glad that i read the reviews beforehand. I halved the quantity, because i didn't really want to buy 4 tubes of smarties on their own! i also reduced the sugar so that they weren't as sweet. Made 16 small cookies, having them small means i wont be as inclined to eat as much, which is a bonus as they will last longer!!
lucyrumens
4th Apr, 2011
1.05
Sorry to buck the trend but I am not a fan of this recipe. I know it says that the biscuits spread but honestly I think I would have had to put just 4 biscuits per sheet to stop them becoming one big one. I just don't have the time!
coco20988
28th Mar, 2011
5.05
soooooooooooooo nice
chocolatedude
17th Mar, 2011
5.05
made them again made a few changes used 7oz light brown sugar and 14oz plain flour and the dough came together better taste great x
trackie3009
16th Mar, 2011
5.05
Tried this the first time at the weekend and I can't believe how yummy they tasted. So much better than the shop brought cookies.
sweetheart111
12th Mar, 2011
5.05
i made the recipe it was the most tasty thing ive ever had in my life : )
chocolatedude
11th Mar, 2011
5.05
we made them for a big group each batch came out slightly different this just made them look home cooked great feedback we think they are delicious cant wait till i need them again x
michelle_l_parkin
4th Mar, 2011
5.05
Delicious! Nice chewy cookies, we made some with chocolate chips and some with smarties
musicmad123
4th Mar, 2011
v yummy with chocolate buttons put into the mixture
ljt212
23rd Feb, 2011
4.05
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