Afghan Biscuits from New Zealand

Makes about 25 biscuits.


  1. Place butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and cream together until soft, light and fluffy.
  2. Blend in vanilla essence and dates.
  3. Sieve flour, cocoa and baking powder into mixture and fold in
  4. Fold in cornflakes.
  5. Divide into 25 pieces and press into flat circles.
  6. Place on a greased baking tray.
  7. Bake in a moderate oven (350-375F/Gas 4-5) until firm to the touch.
  8. Cool on a wire tray.
  9. When cold, these biscuits can be decorated with chocolate icing.
Contributed by:
Liz Watts
Tres Condados Girl Scout Council, California, USA
Ex Guider and Adviser, UK

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