Tipperary Biscuits

Tipperary Biscuits

GERBERA2000

"These are a traditional Scottish cookie-very spicy and not too sweet. They are a treat for the grown-ups, too. Wonderful with a nice mug of tea. Yum!"
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Ingredients

40 m servings 322 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 322 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 155 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl or bowl of a stand mixer, cream together 1/2 cup of butter and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one a time, mixing well after each one. Combine the flour, baking powder, allspice and cinnamon; stir into the batter until blended. The dough will be very stiff.
  3. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into circles using a juice glass or cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges start to brown lightly. Cool cookies on wire racks for at least 15 minutes.
  5. While cookies cool, make the frosting. Beat the butter and salt together until soft, then gradually mix in the confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth and light.
  6. Spread strawberry jam onto one side of a cookie, then top with another cookie to make a jam sandwich. Spread frosting on top, and place a maraschino cherry half in the center before the frosting sets. Repeat with the remaining cookies.

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Most helpful positive review

a lovely recipe, simple and just sweet enough what a pity they are neither scottish (Tipperary is in Ireland... conveniently in County Tipperary just like the VERY well known song) nor tradition...

Most helpful critical review

I wasn't so imptressed with this recipe but luckily my guests seem to enjoy it

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a lovely recipe, simple and just sweet enough what a pity they are neither scottish (Tipperary is in Ireland... conveniently in County Tipperary just like the VERY well known song) nor tradition...

This was very good. I was going through one of my "sweet tooth" cravings and made these, although I didn't have cherries or jam, they still tasted really good. And my kids were begging for more!

These went over really well, much better than I expected! Used Quince jelly in some, which tastes like honey, these were especially delicious.

This was a fun recipe to make and something the whole family will love.

I wasn't so imptressed with this recipe but luckily my guests seem to enjoy it

These are pretty authentic to the ones I have eaten in tearooms in Scotland. Don't need to make any changes to this recipe

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