The Biscuits

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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This is the recipe I always use (it makes good Christmas tree decorations, too, if you have those special cutters and remember to make a hole at the top before baking them). It’s rather like a gingerbread, only not as hot, and you can leave out the cinnamon if you like. Some fresh nutmeg grated in works well for a gentler spiciness. The dough rolls out easily. The biscuits are not frangible when cooked and take icing well. Children seem to like them, as they eat the whole biscuit rather tha