Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Lovely spicey hard cookies, you can't just have one!! I've been making this recipe since I was about 6; it came from a children's cookbook. yummi!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190c/375f/gas mark 5.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar til fluffy then beat the egg in bit by bit.
  3. Sift in the flour, salt and spice.
  4. Mix well and make a ball of firm dough.
  5. Roll the dough out until 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Cut dough into shapes.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes, until golden brown.
  8. Mix the icing sugar and hot water until smooth.
  9. Colour if necessary.
  10. Spread onto biscuits.

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