Recipe

Coffee nut biscuits

Pecans and coffee flavours combine to create a delicious union in this classic sweet treat.

  • 8 mins preparation
  • 12 mins cooking
  • Makes 35
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From our Vintage Edition - Big Book of Beautiful Biscuits - this coffee nut biscuit recipe is a classic sweet treat.

Ingredients

  • 125 gram butter
  • ½ cup (100g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons dry instant coffee
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1¼ cups (185g) plain flour
  • ½ cup (75g) self-raising flour
  • 1 cup (100g) pecans, approximately
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar mixture
  • 1 teaspoon dry instant coffee, extra
  • 250 grams dark chocolate, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Method

  • 1
    Beat butter, brown sugar and egg in small bowl with electric mixer until smooth.
  • 2
    Stir in combined cooled coffee and water, then sifted flours in 2 batches. Mix to a soft dough, knead gently on lightly floured surface until smooth.
  • 3
    Roll dough between sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Cut into 5cm rounds, place about 4cm apart on greased oven trays, top with nuts.
  • 4
    Bake in moderate oven about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.
  • 5
    Dust biscuits with combined sifted icing sugar and extra coffee. Dip half of each biscuit into combined chocolate and oil. Leave to set on wire racks.

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