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Melting Moments are a traditional English biscuit, buttery and crunchy, rolled in oats or coconut. And they have to have a cherry on top.
Cakes and biscuits
Biscuits, Cookies, Teatime treat
at room temperature
Rolled oats or desiccated coconut
Glacé cherries to decorate
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2 baking sheets
Silicone baking mat
Grease the baking trays if you aren’t using a liner
Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 160°C fan/ gas mark 4/ 350°F
For the Melting Moments:
Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat the butter and sugar together on high. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract
On slow, mix in the flour and baking powder
Break off pieces of dough and roll into small balls, then roll in oats or coconut until covered
Place on the baking tray, spacing them as they will expand a bit, and slightly flatten
Bake for 20 minutes until just beginning to brown at the edges
Put half a glace cherry on each biscuit and leave on the baking tray for 15 minutes. Move to a wire rack to finish cooling.
The recipe will make between 30 and 50 biscuits depending on how big you want them.