Ingredients:makes 20 biscuits
1 oz / 25g cocoa powder
5 oz / 150g
1 oz / 25g ground almonds
3 oz / 75g granulated sugar
3 oz / 75g hard margarine or butter
Mix all the dry ingredients together.
Beat the egg before adding with the butter and mix together untila soft dough is produced that sticks into a large ball.
Break the dough into walnut-sized pieces and place on a greasedtray or non-stick baking parchment.
Flatten each lump with the back of a fork dipped in cold water.
gas mark 4 350°F 180°C
Bake for 12 - 15 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.
Add chopped nuts or crystallised ginger