Afghan biscuits

Quick Summary:

Makes about 20

What you will need:


200g butter (softened)

½ cup caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 ¼ cup  plain flour

¼ cup cocoa powder

1 ½ cups cornflakes



1 Tbs melted butter

2 Tbs cocoa powder

1 ½ cups icing sugar

1-2 Tbs boiling water


Afghan biscuits

How to make it:

1. Preheat oven to fan bake on 180 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, add vanilla.  Sift in flour and cocoa powder and combine with cornflakes.

3. Place heaped spoons on a lined baking tray and gently press with a fork.

4. Bake 15-20 minutes.  Cool on a wire rack.

5. For the icing combine butter, cocoa and icing sugar.  Gradually add the boiling water and stir until icing is a spreadable consistency.  Ice each biscuit and sprinkle with your favourite topping