1 lb. margarine
4 oz icing sugar
1 lb. plain flour
6 oz icing sugar
2 oz butter
4 oz chocolate
Cream margarine and sugar together until soft and fluffy.
Beat in the egg, then add the flour gradually until all is combined
into the mixture.
Grease three baking sheets, then using a large star tube, pipe
the mixture on the trays, making 36 biscuit shapes.
Bake in a hot oven, 400°F, for 10-15 minutes,
keeping a close eye on them to see that they do not brown too
Cool on wire racks, then dip half of the biscuits into melted
chocolate to half their width.
Wait until the chocolate has hardened, then sandwich together
each chocolate-coated half with a plain half,
using buttercream made by creaming together the icing sugar and
Place each dainty in a paper case.
Makes 18 dainties
To Scottish Cooking
Return To Scottish Recipes