These six-ingredient biscuits are beautifully buttery. Dip them in chocolate and add a dusting of edible glitter for sparkle if you like
- Serves: 35 persons
- 165g butter
- 100g icing sugar
- 1tsp lemon zest
- 250g plain flour
- 1tbsp milk
- 100g dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate
Step 1Beat the butter with the icing sugar, a pinch of salt and the lemon zest until a smooth.
Step 2Sift in the flour and add the milk, mix to a dough and then knead briefly. Wrap and chill for 1-2 hours.
Step 3Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment. Roll the dough out on a floured worksurface to 2mm and cut out different shapes. Arrange the biscuits on the baking sheets, grouping all the same sizes together. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden, then cool completely.
Step 4Melt the chocolate in a microwave or in a bowl set over simmering water. Dip one side of each cookie into the chocolate and leave to cool and set.