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Delicious pumpkin chocolate chip biscuits

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Try this tasty treat with a twist!

Sitting down with a cuppa and a biscuit is always satisfying and these delicious pumpkin and choc-chip biscuits will definitely hit the spot. With the mix of pumpkin and a range of spices, these unique biscuits will easily become a family favourite and are something fun to serve up for the grandkids, who’ll love their bright colour and chocolate burst in every bite. Best of all they’re easy to whip up and will be out of the mixing bowl and into your mouth in just 15 minutes. Feel free to double the ingredients if you’re catering to a larger crowd and store the lot in an airtight container.

Ingredients

  • 100g margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup tinned pumpkin or cooked pumpkin puree (425g)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 1/2 cups (310g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease two baking trays.
  2. Add margarine and sugar to large bowl. Beat together until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add pumpkin and vanilla. Stir to combine.
  3. In separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, bicarb soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Gradually mix dry ingredients into creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Spoon balls of dough onto prepared baking trays. Lightly flatten out. Bake for 15 minutes in oven, or until light brown. Cool on wire racks.

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