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As the snow quietly descended over our part of Lancashire on Sunday afternoon, Dora and Jemima, the two younger members of the GardeningWithChildren team got out the cook books for an afternoon of baking.

Choosing a Recipe

Choosing a Recipe

They chose to make some very scrummy oaty biscuits which are a bit of a family favourite and also go down very well in the office!  They are also so easy to make, so hope you enjoy.


125 g rolled oats

125g plain flour

110g brown sugar

150g margarine or butter

1 egg

1/2 teasp baking soda

1/2 teasp vanilla essence

handfull of chocolate chips, raisens, or anything else you fancy

What to do

Stirring the Mixture

Stirring the Mixture

  1. Put everything into a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Take a spoonful of mixture at a time, make into a biscuity shape and place on a greased baking tray.
  3. Put the biscuits in the oven for around 20 minutes at 170 C
  4. Allow to cool and enjoy!

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