afghans

Who can resist a perfect afghan biscuit ? That short intense buttery chocolate burst with a luxurious topping of chocolate icing – this is a great recipe.

 

ingredients

 

250g butter

1/3 cup sugar

1 cup coconut

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 ½ cups flour

2 Tbsp cocoa

1 ½ cups cornflakes

 

CHOCOLATE ICING

2 cups icing sugar

1 Tbsp cocoa

4 tsp butter, softened

2 Tbsp water, approximately

¼ Tsp vanilla essence

Walnut halves

 

directions

 

Cream butter and sugar. Add the coconut and vanilla essence. Sift the flour and cocoa and add to the bowl.

Mix well, then add the cornflakes and lightly blend.

Place spoonfuls of the mixture on a lightly greased tray, allowing room for them to spread.

Bake for 15 mins in a preheated 180 deg C oven.

Cool, ice with chocolate icing and put a half walnut on top.

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