Custard cookies

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Preparation time: 10 min

Baking time: 12 min

Makes 24

250 g butter, softened

125 ml (½ c) icing sugar

5 ml (1 t) vanilla essence

375 ml (1½ c) flour

80 ml (? c) ground almonds

125 ml (½ c) custard powder

2, 5 ml (½ t) baking powder

1.    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking sheets with baking paper. Place the butter, icing sugar and vanilla essence in a food processor and blitz until well blended.

2.    Add the flour, almonds, custard powder and baking powder and blend.

3.    Place spoonfuls of the mixture on the prepared baking sheets and flatten with a fork. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden. Place on a wire rack to cool.

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