Monte Carlo cookies 

I have wonderful memories of these delicious buttery biscuits from my childhood they were a treat that my mum would make after we came home from school. I am now making them for my husband and son and they were a huge hit.

I hope they become one in your house too.

Preheat oven to 180

Biscuit Dough

185g softened butter

3/4 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup plain flour

1 1/4 cup self raising flour

1 egg

Vanilla essence

Filling

60g softened butter

1 cup icing sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 teaspoons milk

Raspberry jam

Method

Cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla together until pale and fluffy.

Slowly mix in the dry ingredients until the dough forms

Spoon 1 teaspoon of mix into a ball and flatten into an oval shape with the back of a spoon

Continue until the tray is full.

Bake for 12 mins until slightly golden.

Let cool on a wire rack.

To make the filling – cream all ingredients together until light and fluffy.

Spoon 1 teaspoon of filling and jam onto each side of the cookie and sandwich together.

Enjoy X

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