I had it in my mind to make butterscotch biscuits. I love shortbread. Really nice and crunchy. In my mind, the perfect base in which to experiment with flavours. I have ordered butterscotch chips but as they are coming from America it will take two weeks for them to get here. I really have no patience. I noticed some Green & Black's Butterscotch chocolate the other day and thought I might try with this. The result was not as butterscotchy as I would have liked but the little bits if honeycomb exploded rather satisfactorily in my mouth and the little bits of chocolate were lovely. All in all a nice wee biscuit easily made.
4oz/100gms dark brown sugar
8oz/225gms plain flour
pinch of salt
1 bar Green & Black's Butterscotch Chocolate smashed into small pieces
Cream softened butter and sugar.
Add the chocolate
Add the sifted flours and salt gradually and mix well
Turn out onto a floured worktop and knead lightly into a round
Roll out and cut into biscuits
Bake at 350F /180.C /Gas 4 for about 15 mins or until golden
Place on a cooling rack to crisp up.
Makes about 30 biscuits with a small cutter
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