Chocolate Smartie biscuits

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Serves: 40

By Birdly

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  • 300g self-raising flour

  • 125g caster sugar

  • 30g cocoa powder

  • 250g margarine

  • 1 box Smarties


  1. Preheat oven to 160C/Gas Mark 3. Grease 2-3 baking trays.
  2. Sift flour and cocoa together, then put to one side.
  3. Cream marg and sugar together, then add flour and cocoa.
  4. It might look dry; don't worry, it's a dough-type mixture.
  5. Roll teaspoons of the mixture into little balls, then put them on the baking trays with a little room between each one to allow them to spread.
  6. Slightly flatten each biscuit with the back of a fork, then put a Smartie on top. Put in the oven.
  7. They're done when they feel slightly firm on top. When they come out, put them straight onto a cooling rack.

Additional Information

  • Egg Free

  • Nut Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Snack

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Kids can help

  • Make Ahead

  • chocolate

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  • boobashka 19/06/14 21:31

    Sorry - did not like these at all. Not sweet enough and too crumbly in texture. V disappointing.

  • Ceebee74 21/10/09 16:21

    I made this earlier this week and they were delicious. Very easy to make and tasted very chocolatey and yummy.

  • 26/03/09 16:36

    I made these and they're yummy although I had to go out and buy another tube of smarties as I had eaten most of them before I started!

  • Birdly 03/02/08 15:47

    This is a variation on Nigella Lawson's recipe for Granny Boyd's biscuits (p204, How To Be A Domestic Goddess). She suggests serving them in a grown-up way, with 'a tub of good vanilla ice-cream'; I've bunged a Smartie on the top of mine and they're a real hit with the kids. Easy to make, too.